Stop & Shop workers vote to approve contract

Stop & Shop workers have approved a new contract, following an 11-day strike last month that crippled New Englandʼs largest and only fully unionized supermarket chain. Five United Food & Commercial Workers locals in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut representing 31,000 workers voted on the proposal over the course of [...]

2019-05-02T11:39:34+00:00May 2nd, 2019|Tags: , |

3 issues at the heart of the Stop & Shop strike

Ten of thousands of Stop & Shop workers across New England walked off the job last Thursday after months of negotiations between company officials and union leaders failed to produce a new contract agreement. But why? The Quincy-based company says its latest contact proposal would still provide above-average wages and [...]

2019-04-18T17:50:53+00:00April 18th, 2019|Tags: , |

Stop & Shop strike enters 6th day; talks continue

The Stop & Shop workers’ strike enters its sixth day Tuesday with both sides still unable to agree on a new contract. Negotiations, however, will continue Tuesday morning. “While talks continued with the company Monday through the federal mediator, Stop & Shop is still demanding major concessions that could severely [...]

2019-04-16T15:35:01+00:00April 16th, 2019|Tags: , |