King Soopers, union reach agreement to avert grocery strike

King Soopers announced March 25 it had reached a tentative agreement with the union representing most of its employees, averting Colorado’s first grocery strike in 23 years. The Denver-based chain, which operates 11 stores and employs nearly 2,000 workers in the Colorado Springs area, negotiated throughout the weekend with United [...]

2019-04-02T15:13:03+00:00April 2nd, 2019|Tags: , , |

What We Know About The Impending King Soopers, City Market Worker Strike

Employees of Colorado King Soopers and City Market stores begin voting today on their first strike authorization since 1996. That means around 12,000 unionized butchers, cashiers and shelf-stockers might soon walk off the job. An authorization vote doesn’t mean a strike would start right away. The vote gives workers leverage [...]

2019-03-15T21:14:51+00:00March 15th, 2019|Tags: , , |

Colorado union to withdraw contract extension with King Soopers and City Market stores

Talks between United Food and Commercial Workers and King Soopers have broken down, but shoppers shouldn’t notice an interruption to service at stores in Colorado. The union said Monday that workers in the UFCW Local 7 are withdrawing a contract extension with all unionized King Soopers and City Market stores [...]

2019-02-27T00:26:36+00:00February 27th, 2019|Tags: , , |