UFCW Union Pension Trustees Demand Albertsons Delay $4B Dividend Pending Fulfillment of Pension Obligations

Source: Street Insider Pension Trustees representing United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Locals 5, 8, 480 and 648 in Northern California and Hawaii demand Albertsons delay an anticipated $4 billion dividend to shareholders. The UFCW Trustees seek this delay until such time as all pension obligations are assessed and fulfilled. [...]

2022-11-04T16:13:37+00:00November 4th, 2022|Tags: , , , |

Save Mart begins grocery delivery with Amazon

By Russell Redman Source: Supermarket News The Save Mart Cos. has become the latest grocer to tap Amazon for same-day delivery. Modesto, Calif.-based Save Mart said yesterday that Save Mart banner stores in Lathrop and Ceres, Calif., now offer two-hour grocery delivery via Amazon. Plans call for Save Mart to [...]

2022-11-04T16:12:12+00:00November 4th, 2022|Tags: , , |

Senate Sends Bill Preventing Employers From Discriminating Against Cannabis Users to Governor’s Desk

Source: UFCW Western States Council Today, the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Western States Council applauded the California State Senate’s passage of AB 2188 (Quirk), which would prohibit employers from discriminating against employees who use cannabis off the job and away from the worksite by using out-dated urine testing [...]

2022-08-30T16:32:50+00:00August 30th, 2022|Tags: , , , |

Foster Farms, temp agencies owe millions to workers over COVID sick leave, says state

By Tim Sheehan Source: Sacramento Bee State labor regulators are fining Foster Farms and staffing agencies with which the company worked almost $3.8 million for failing to let temporary workers know they had supplemental paid sick leave available for COVID-19. The ruling announced Tuesday by the California Labor Commissioner’s Office [...]

2022-04-27T16:17:43+00:00April 27th, 2022|Tags: , , |

California Workers to Lawmakers: State Budget Must not Forget Essential Workers’ Sacrifice

Source: UFCW Western States Council The United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Western States Council today released the following statement from Amber Baur, Executive Director, UFCW Western States Council, in response to the California Legislature’s agreed upon budget for 2021-2022: “If California is going to roar back from this pandemic, [...]

2021-06-15T23:35:45+00:00June 15th, 2021|Tags: , , |
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