Kroger, Albertsons, Stop & Shop to withdraw from UFCW national pension fund

The Kroger Co., Albertsons Cos. and Ahold Delhaize USA’s Stop & Shop have reached tentative agreements with United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) union locals to withdraw from the UFCW International Union-Industry Pension Fund. Plans call for the UFCW locals to transition to variable annuity-based pension plans from their current [...]

2020-07-28T23:21:00+00:00July 28th, 2020|Tags: , , , , |

Stop & Shop parent company: Impact of April strike still stings as some customers who drifted to competitors stayed away

Stop & Shop still feels the sting of an 11-day strike in New England in April, with executives of the supermarket chain’s Dutch parent company telling industry analysts Wednesday it has lost customers and increased sales are coming from other subsidiaries. Ahold Delhaize, the Netherlands-based retail giant, posted U.S. sales [...]

2019-11-07T22:19:41+00:00November 7th, 2019|Tags: |

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: , |
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