Grocery workers in Thousand Oaks rally against merger of Kroger, Albertsons

By Jeremy Childs Source: Ventura County Star Protestors demonstrated outside a Ralphs grocery store in Thousand Oaks on Thursday to voice their opposition to the proposed merger of Kroger and Albertsons. The protest was organized by members of United Food and Commercial Workers Local 770, which represents grocery workers throughout [...]

2023-04-07T17:15:35-07:00April 7th, 2023|Tags: , , , |

Southern California Grocery Workers Ratify Historic Contract Agreement with Ralphs, Albertsons, Vons and Pavilions

Source: UFCW Essential Workers Achieve Groundbreaking Contract Through Solidarity BLOOMINGTON, CALIF.  (April 14, 2022) — Today, members of UFCW Local 1167 voted overwhelmingly to join their fellow union members across Southern California in ratifying a new three-year contract with Ralphs, Albertsons, Vons and Pavilions. Following the contract ratification, the seven UFCW local unions in Southern California released the following statement: “Today, tens [...]

A grocery worker strike was imminent. Then came a 30-hour bargaining marathon

By Margot Roosevelt Source: Los Angeles Times A union representing 47,000 Southern California grocery workers tentatively signed a new three-year contract with Ralphs, Albertsons, Vons and Pavilions, averting a strike they had authorized last week. The contract will be put to a vote next week by rank-and-file members of seven [...]

SoCal grocery store workers reach tentative agreement with Ralphs, Albertsons, Vons, Pavilions

Source: ABC 7 Los Angeles Unionized grocery store workers in Southern California have reached a tentative agreement with several major supermarket chains that include Ralphs, Albertsons, Vons and Pavilions. The news comes after more than 24 hours straight of negotiations at the bargaining table, trying to prevent a strike by [...]

Valley grocery workers vote on whether to strike, union alleges ‘unfair labor practice’ violations

Source: Grocery workers locally and across the Southland began voting Monday on whether to authorize a strike as contract negotiations stall with the owners of Ralphs, Vons and Albertsons. Some valley grocery store workers are in favor of walking out after the union said some employees have been threatened [...]

California grocery workers vote on strike authorization

Source: ABC News Thousands of southern and central California grocery workers started voting Monday on whether to authorize their union to call a strike against several major supermarket chains. About 47,000 workers at hundreds of Ralphs, Albertsons, Vons and Pavilions stores are eligible to vote this week. Results are expected [...]

Union Authorizes Strike Vote Against Major SoCal Supermarkets

By Paige Austin Source: Negotiations between grocery store workers and Southern California supermarket chains have stopped, and a union representing workers authorized a strike vote Thursday. The voting will take place between March 21 and March 26, according to Bertha Rodríguez, the communications coordinator for United Food and Commercial [...]

2022-03-11T16:20:27-08:00March 11th, 2022|Tags: , , , , , , |

Grocery Store Workers To Decide Whether To Go On Strike After Labor Contract Expires

Source: CBS 2 Los Angeles A labor contract for Southern California’s grocery store workers expired at midnight Monday, and with negotiations stalled, a strike could be on the horizon. Representatives with United Food and Commercial Workers Union Local 770 say negotiations with Southern California’s major supermarkets broke down over the [...]

SoCal grocery store workers rally in Tustin as contracts are set to expire March 6

By Jessica De Nova Source: ABC-7 Los Angeles Hundreds of unionized grocery store employees rallied outside a Ralphs in Tustin Monday as bargaining continued on their contract set to expire March 6. The group of about 300 members was just a fraction of the 60,000 workers across Southern California at [...]

2022-03-01T17:45:08-08:00March 1st, 2022|Tags: , , , , , , |

Grocery store workers, community members call on Kroger to stop closing local stores

By Alexi Chidbachian Source: Fox 11 Los Angeles Grocery store workers and members of the community are calling on Kroger to stop closing stores in their neighborhood. Employees and customers of a Ralphs market in the Pico-Robertson neighborhood held a press conference and Passover Seder on March 25th urging Kroger to [...]

2021-05-13T15:04:21-07:00April 5th, 2021|Tags: , , , |
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