Food industry led California in COVID violations, but paid fewer fines, report says

By Melissa Montalvo Source: AOL California food industry employers racked up more than four times the number of coronavirus violations than all other industries combined – but paid less in overall penalties than comparable industries, according to a new report. The report, “California Food Production Employer Misconduct Leads to Elevated [...]

2022-07-08T17:06:06-07:00July 8th, 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 [...]

2022-04-27T16:17:43-07:00April 27th, 2022|Tags: , , |

Tentative Agreement Reached with Albertsons/Safeway, Negotiations Continue with Kroger to Ensure All Our Grocery Store Workers Get Treated Fairly

Source: UFCW Local 3000 After months of preparation and workers taking action, marathon bargaining sessions led to a tentative agreement with Albertsons/Safeway, at 3 AM on April 14. This followed four long days of negotiations last week. Our Team will return to the bargaining table with Kroger on Tuesday, April [...]

2022-04-15T16:12:13-07:00April 15th, 2022|Tags: , , , |
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