All In: How Walmart, Albertsons and Target Are Accelerating Change

In grocery, companies large and small, global and regional—including Walmart, Target, Albertsons and PCC Community Markets—are leading the way to more inclusive environments for their employees, customers and communities alike. “Although Walmart has been on the [DEI] journey for 16 years, we are still on the course of learning,” says [...]

2021-02-11T17:32:43+00:00February 11th, 2021|Tags: , , |

Food supply workers to strike third-largest grocery chain in Southwest

Teamster drivers and warehouse workers at a critical Albertsons grocery distribution center have voted by 98 percent to authorize a strike to protest the company for what the Union calls a “failure” to address workers’ COVID-19 safety concerns and to demand that the company “stop violating federal labor laws,” it announced in a news release [...]

2021-02-09T17:16:27+00:00February 9th, 2021|Tags: , , , |

Teamster workers call for improved COVID-19 safety at two Albertsons distribution centers

About 800 Teamsters members held protests this week at Albertsons Cos. distribution centers in Tolleson, Ariz., and Roanoke, Texas, claiming that COVID-19 safety measures at the facilities fall short. The drivers and warehouse workers at the two DCs — which serve more than 250 supermarkets in Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico, [...]

2021-01-07T18:35:19+00:00January 7th, 2021|Tags: , , |

UFCW Calls on Albertsons to Halt Effort to Eliminate Jobs of Essential Grocery Workers Vital to Food Access for Millions Amid COVID Surge

The United Food and Commercial Workers International Union (UFCW), which represents 1.3 million frontline workers — including over 141,000 California workers — condemned a new report that Albertsons plans to fire grocery delivery drivers at its Vons and Pavilions stores in California. The news comes as California confronts rapidly spiraling COVID-19 outbreaks across the state with hospitals overwhelmed by [...]

2021-01-05T23:00:01+00:00January 5th, 2021|Tags: , , |

Albertsons files for public offering

Albertsons Companies has filed a registration statement for an initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange, according to a company release. The company, which seeks to be listed under the symbol “ACI,” has not determined the number of shares it plans to offer or the price range it [...]

2020-12-28T17:01:37+00:00December 28th, 2020|Tags: , , |

Kroger, Albertsons to Administer Free COVID-19 Vaccine

The Kroger Co., Albertsons Cos. and dozens of other U.S. grocery retailers are teaming up with the Department of Health and Human Services to administer free COVID-19 vaccines. Through the Federal Pharmacy Partnership Strategy for COVID-19 Vaccination, grocers such as Kroger, Albertsons, Publix Super Markets, Walmart and Wegmans Food Markets  will [...]

2020-11-13T16:20:46+00:00November 13th, 2020|Tags: , , , |

Kroger, Albertsons, Stop & Shop to withdraw from UFCW national pension fund

The Kroger Co., Albertsons Cos. and Ahold Delhaize USA’s Stop & Shop have reached tentative agreements with United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) union locals to withdraw from the UFCW International Union-Industry Pension Fund. Plans call for the UFCW locals to transition to variable annuity-based pension plans from their current [...]

2020-07-28T23:21:00+00:00July 28th, 2020|Tags: , , , , |

Albertsons Cos. Announces Tentative Agreement With UFCW Local Unions

Boise, Idaho-based Albertsons Companies Inc. says it has entered into a tentative agreement with the trustees of the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union’s Union-Industry Pension Fund. The agreement provides that ACI will permanently cease to have any obligation to contribute to the National Fund, a multi-employer pension plan, [...]

2020-07-23T22:40:19+00:00July 23rd, 2020|Tags: , , |

Albertsons launches its IPO

Albertsons has launched plans to become a public company through the sale of 65.8 million shares on the New York Stock Exchange, the grocery chain announced Thursday afternoon. The company, which plans to trade under the ticker symbol “ACI,” did not give a date for when the stock offering will [...]

2020-06-22T21:37:56+00:00June 22nd, 2020|Tags: , |
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