Judge rules in favor of Safeway worker who confronted shoplifter

By Mark Hamstra Source: Supermarket News A longtime Safeway employee in San Mateo, Calif., who was fired last year after intervening to prevent a shoplifting attempt, did not act inappropriately and is therefore eligible to collect unemployment benefits, a judge in the state’s Employment and Development Department has ruled. Antoinette [...]

2024-03-12T10:06:02-07:00March 11th, 2024|Tags: , , , |

Lower Mainland Safeway workers vote 98 per cent in favour of strike authorization

By Kareem Gouda Source: Country105.com Over 3,000 Sobeys employees across 40 Lower Mainland Safeway stores have voted overwhelmingly to approve a strike if bargaining talks break down in the weeks ahead. United Food and Commercial Workers Local 1518, which covers Sobeys’ employees from Whistler to Hope, says members voted 98 [...]

2023-09-18T13:51:36-07:00September 15th, 2023|Tags: , , |

San Francisco Safeway locations receive high tech upgrade

By Da Lin Source: CBS News It's no secret some San Francisco businesses have been hit hard by rampant theft and shoplifting. One grocery chain has installed gates inside some of their high-theft San Francisco stores where customers have to scan their receipts to exit. Safeway shopper Peter Thurston noticed [...]

2023-07-18T17:07:45-07:00July 18th, 2023|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: , , , |

Grocery workers union reaches tentative deal with Safeway

By Angela Case Source: NBC News 9 United Food and Commercial Workers Local 7 reached a tentative agreement Thursday with Safeway and Albertsons stores in Colorado and Rock Springs, Wyoming. The union represents more than 5,400 Safeway workers. A Safeway spokesperson said the agreement covers 51 stores. "We appreciate the [...]

2022-02-18T16:22:20-08:00February 18th, 2022|Tags: , , , , |
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