Grocery Stores, Including WeHo’s Ralphs, Cited for Not Protecting Workers from COVID-19

Five grocery stores in Los Angeles, including the Ralphs in West Hollywood, have been cited for failing to protect their employees from COVID-19, Cal/OSHA announced Wednesday. The retailers were cited for various health and safety violations including some classified as serious, with proposed penalties ranging from $13,500 to $25,560. Cal/OSHA [...]

2020-10-02T21:56:16+00:00October 2nd, 2020|Tags: , , |

Ralphs Supermarkets to Offer COVID-19 Testing to All Workers in Wake Of NBC4 I-Team Report

The Ralphs supermarket chain announced Friday that it will offer coronavirus tests to all 20,000 Southern California employees. The action comes a day after the NBC4 I-Team revealed COVID-19 outbreaks at numerous supermarkets, including several Ralphs. "Ralphs will begin offering take-home tests for all of our associates beginning in mid-May," [...]

2020-05-06T15:43:53+00:00May 6th, 2020|Tags: , |

Ralphs’ pharmacists ratify agreement, ending year-long grocery negotiations

Pharmacists at Southern California’s Ralphs stores have unanimously approved a labor contract with the chain, ending a negotiation cycle for the region’s major supermarkets that lasted almost a full year. The 200 members of the United Food and Commercial Workers at Ralphs pharmacies voted on the contract over a two-week [...]

2020-01-31T16:33:54+00:00January 31st, 2020|Tags: , , |

Ralphs’ pharmacists reject contract offer, authorize a strike

Pharmacists at Ralphs’ supermarket locations across Southern California have rejected the company’s contract offer and authorized its leaders to call a strike. A tentative agreement between Ralphs, Albertsons and Vons pharmacists represented by the United Food and Commercial Workers was reached Sept. 17 and was pending ratification by some 600 pharmacists [...]

2019-11-13T16:18:53+00:00November 13th, 2019|Tags: , , |

Why 47,000 grocery workers in California may go on strike

Some 47,000 supermarket workers at Ralphs, Albertsons and other grocery chains in southern California are closer to starting the largest private-sector strike since 74,000 General Motors employees walked off the job in 2007. Here's what's happening in California: Union officials representing cashiers, stockers and clerks at Ralphs — owned by [...]

2019-09-05T23:30:45+00:00September 5th, 2019|Tags: , |
Go to Top