Will California labor shortage lift warehouse union drive? Dollar General workers call for vote

By Jeong Park Source: The Sacramento Bee More than 40 workers at a Dollar General warehouse in West Sacramento could be among the first in the company to join a union, representing a significant milestone in organizing one of the biggest employers and industries in the country. The employees last [...]

2021-11-17T20:05:09-08:00November 17th, 2021|Tags: , |

Workers are seeking unions at Starbucks, Dollar General and Amazon locations. Here’s why that matters

By Chris Isidore Source: CNN Business Shellie Parsons never thought she'd be supporting an effort to win union representation at the Dollar General store where she's worked for a bit more than a year. "I was actually against unions," said the 37-year-old single mom. "I'd heard a lot of bad [...]

2021-10-25T17:14:11-07:00October 25th, 2021|Tags: , , , |

Dollar General Workers Stare Down Historic Union Vote, Vowing “We’re Gonna Fight”

By Hamilton Nolan Source: In These Times In less than two weeks, a tiny group of a half dozen workers in Barkhamsted, Connecticut will vote on whether to become the only unionized Dollar General store employees in America. These six people in a small town about 20 miles northwest of Hartford now find themselves [...]

2021-10-15T22:40:07-07:00October 15th, 2021|Tags: , |

Garage Rock and Pop, Discount-Style

By Jon Springer Source: Winsight Grocery Business It never fails to boggle the mind to take in just how big and fast Dollar General has become. The Goodlettsville, Tenn.-based discounter today operates more than 17,000 stores in 46 states. In units, that’s more than either McDonald's or Starbucks, or 7-Eleven [...]

2021-06-07T21:51:49-07:00June 7th, 2021|Tags: |
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