20 Sep

Fresno’s first free grocery store officially opens

2023-09-25T14:12:24-07:00September 20th, 2023|Tags: , , , |

By Neco Payne Source: ABC News 30 Fresno The Central California Food Bank has opened the doors at the first free grocery store in the Central Valley. First Fruits Market is designed to provide a dignified shopping experience to people experiencing hunger. "Individuals accessing the market will not need to [...]

18 Sep

Alaska’s two biggest grocery chains to sell stores as part of merger. This business professor explains why.

2023-09-18T13:35:44-07:00September 18th, 2023|Tags: , , , |

By Casey Grove Source: Alaska Public Media The two biggest grocery store chains in the country, and Alaska, are moving forward with their multi-billion-dollar merger, and they’ve announced a plan to sell more than a dozen stores in Alaska to a third company. That proposal by Fred Meyer parent company [...]

15 Sep

Lower Mainland Safeway workers vote 98 per cent in favour of strike authorization

2023-09-18T13:51:36-07:00September 15th, 2023|Tags: , , |

By Kareem Gouda Source: Country105.com Over 3,000 Sobeys employees across 40 Lower Mainland Safeway stores have voted overwhelmingly to approve a strike if bargaining talks break down in the weeks ahead. United Food and Commercial Workers Local 1518, which covers Sobeys’ employees from Whistler to Hope, says members voted 98 [...]

11 Sep

Metro strike gains raise the bar for Canada’s grocery store workforce, unions say

2023-09-11T08:22:56-07:00September 11th, 2023|Tags: , , |

Source: Financial Assets Experts and union representatives say their new collective deal raises the bar for grocery store workers across the country. We apologize for the inconvenience, but this video has not been loaded. Tap here to see other videos from our team. Try refreshing your browser, or Metro strike [...]

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