Stop & Shop union rejects ‘final’ offer

A federal mediator will enter into the fray of contract negotiations this week between Stop & Shop grocery stores and the five United Food and Commercial Workers locals, which cried foul Friday with the company’s final offer. “Stop & Shop’s proposal will have a terrible effect on 31,000 hard-working employees [...]

2019-04-01T15:56:24+00:00April 1st, 2019|Tags: |

Why Workers at the Biggest Grocery Chain in New England Just Authorized a Strike

On February 24, a union representing more than 8,000 Massachusetts workers at the supermarket chain Stop & Shop overwhelmingly voted to authorize a strike. The vote came just one day after the company’s three-year labor agreement with its employees expired. Stop & Shop is the largest grocery chain in New England. [...]

2019-03-06T16:31:52+00:00March 6th, 2019|Tags: , , |

Union warns on Stop & Shop contract impasse

A labor union issued a warning on a possible impasse in contract negotiations for more than 30,000 Stop & Shop workers it represents in New England, with the current contract slated to expire on Saturday. The sides have been in negotiations since mid January, with the United Food & Commercial [...]

2019-02-23T00:14:59+00:00February 23rd, 2019|Tags: |