Grocery strike likely averted as execs, union reach tentative deal

The union representing Southern California grocery workers has reached a tentative contract deal with supermarket chains, likely averting a strike previously authorized by its members. Details of the contract were not disclosed Sunday pending meetings with some 46,000 members, which will be held Monday at the United Food and Commercial [...]

2019-09-09T15:07:55+00:00September 9th, 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: , |

Grocery Workers to Vote on Potential Strike Against 3 Major SoCal Chains

Members of seven Southern California food workers unions, including San Diego’s, will vote June 24 on whether to authorize a strike against three major grocery chains, it was announced Monday via social media. Potentially targeted are Albertsons, Kroger-owned Ralphs and Albertsons-owned Vons — which took major losses in the last [...]

2019-06-11T13:08:34+00:00June 11th, 2019|Tags: , , |