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+00:00April 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+00:00February 18th, 2022|Tags: , , , , |

Safeway begins online programs to fight food insecurity

By R. Hans Miller Source: Columbia Basin Herald Safeway announced on Jan. 6 it is accepting online Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits in addition to several other measures meant to fight food insecurity under its newly-dubbed Nourish Everyone Campaign. “Food insecurity is a problem this nation can and should solve. [...]

2022-02-04T19:28:11+00:00February 4th, 2022|Tags: , , , |

‘This Safeway is getting weirder and weirder’: How one store is redesigning itself to halt shoplifting

By Andres Picon and Danielle Echeverria Source: The San Francisco Chronicle “This Safeway is getting weirder and weirder,” one shopper muttered as he walked through newly installed security gates at the entrance of the grocery store near San Francisco’s Castro District. The automatic gates, added to the Safeway at 2020 [...]

2021-12-08T00:43:22+00:00December 8th, 2021|Tags: , |

Safeway workers OK new contract; Fred Meyer employees authorize strike

Source: KOMO News Safeway grocery warehouse workers in Washington state have approved a new three-year labor contract while workers at Fred Meyer voted unanimously over the weekend to authorize a strike. The Safeway warehouse workers, represented by Teamsters Local 117, voted overwhelmingly to approve the new contract that offers annual [...]

2021-07-22T21:41:06+00:00July 22nd, 2021|Tags: , |
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