27 Mar

California could ban certain food additives due to concerns over health impacts

2023-03-27T23:30:36+00:00March 27th, 2023|Tags: , , , , |

By Ayana Archie Source: NPR A California assembly member has introduced legislation that would ban processed food items that contain potentially harmful ingredients that are used in several brands of fruit cups, chewy candies and cookies and cakes. Under Assembly Bill 418, Red Dye No. 3, as well as titanium dioxide, [...]

23 Mar

Siding with Starbucks, House Republicans probe federal labor agency

2023-03-23T15:09:41+00:00March 23rd, 2023|Tags: , |

By Summer Conception Source: NBC News House Republicans issued a subpoena for documents to the National Labor Relations Board on Wednesday, alleging misconduct by its officials in union elections involving Starbucks Corp. In a letter to the federal labor agency, Rep. Virginia Foxx, R-N.C., the chair of the Education and [...]

23 Mar

Strains Emerge Inside the Union That Beat Amazon

2023-03-23T15:07:23+00:00March 23rd, 2023|Tags: |

By Noam Scheiber Source: The New York Times One year after its surprise victory at a Staten Island warehouse, the only union in the country representing Amazon workers has endured a series of setbacks and conflicts that have caused longtime supporters to question if it will survive. In interviews, a [...]

20 Mar

Kroger-Albertsons grocery chain merger in US threatens job cuts as Wall Street eyes payday

2023-03-20T22:47:19+00:00March 20th, 2023|Tags: , , |

By Alex Findijs Source: World Socialist Web Site The proposed $25 billion merger of Kroger and Albertsons, two of the largest grocery store chains in the United States, threatens potentially thousands of jobs. The merger is still up for review by regulators and there are legal challenges against it, but [...]

16 Mar

Albertsons, Kroger reiterate store divestiture plan ahead of merger

2023-03-16T22:20:08+00:00March 16th, 2023|Tags: , , , |

Source: The Economic Times Albertsons Companies Inc reiterated in a filing on Tuesday it would divest some stores owned by the company and Kroger Co to obtain the regulatory clearance needed to go ahead with the merger of the two firms.Last month, Reuters reported citing sources that the supermarket operators [...]

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