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‘Strikesgiving’? Kroger employees vote to strike as shopping for Turkey Day ramps up

By Clint Rainey Source: Fast Company Is “Striketober” evolving into a “Strikesgiving”? Besides the ongoing labor strikes at Kellogg (among America’s biggest food companies) and John Deere (America’s biggest farm-equipment manufacturer), and one that Kaiser Permanente (a top U.S. healthcare provider) just averted this week, Houston-area employees at Kroger (America’s [...]

2021-11-23T00:33:17+00:00November 23rd, 2021|Tags: , , |

Will California labor shortage lift warehouse union drive? Dollar General workers call for vote

By Jeong Park Source: The Sacramento Bee More than 40 workers at a Dollar General warehouse in West Sacramento could be among the first in the company to join a union, representing a significant milestone in organizing one of the biggest employers and industries in the country. The employees last [...]

2021-11-17T20:05:09+00:00November 17th, 2021|Tags: , |

The Starbucks unionization vote could mark a shift for the broader food industry

By Katishi Maake Source: Retail Brew Something could be brewing at Starbucks. Starbucks workers from three Buffalo, New York, stores are set to begin voting on unionization, and if successful, it could mark a major shift for the broader food industry, labor professors told Retail Brew. No corporate-owned US Starbucks [...]

2021-11-16T18:41:44+00:00November 16th, 2021|Tags: , , |

Albertsons debuts retail media network

By Russell Redman Source: Supermarket News With grocery shopping increasingly a digital affair, supermarket giant Albertsons Cos. has launched a retail media network called the Albertsons Media Collective. Developed with digital advertising specialist CitrusAd and customer experience management firm Merkle, the Albertsons Media Collective will provide “shopper-centric and engaging” branded [...]

2021-11-16T00:46:45+00:00November 16th, 2021|Tags: , |

UFCW will continue to represent Tops employees after Price Chopper merger

By Kevin Oklobzija Source: Rochester Business Journal Around 10,000 full- and part-time employees of Tops Friendly Markets will continue to be represented by United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local One as part of the finalized merger with Price Chopper/Market 32. Tops and Price Chopper agreed in February to join [...]

2021-11-12T00:11:41+00:00November 12th, 2021|Tags: , , , |

‘You are standing up to preserve the middle class’: Nation Labor leader joins Kellogg’s picket line

Source: KETV The Kellogg's strike in Omaha is one of many strikes for Liz Shuler, president of the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations. Shuler said she believes the momentum is on the side of the strikers. With another day on strike at the Kellogg's plant in [...]

2021-11-01T23:24:12+00:00November 1st, 2021|Tags: , , , |
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