Teamsters ratify first-ever national contract at Costco

Source: Teamsters New Master Agreement Protects 18,000 Costco Workers Coast-to-Coast The Teamsters made history today, securing a new master agreement protecting more than 18,000 workers at Costco nationwide. Ballots were counted at 5 p.m. ET before an independent observer in Portland, Ore., and the agreement was overwhelmingly ratified by a [...]

2022-10-24T15:00:27+00:00October 24th, 2022|Tags: , , |

Fred Meyer, warehouse workers agree to contract, avoid strike

By Christopher Bjorke Source: Portland Business Journal The Fred Meyer grocery chain has reached a tentative four-year contract agreement with warehouse workers, avoiding a potential strike. Teamsters Local 117 said in a news release Friday the agreement covers 500 workers. During contract negotiations, the company's Washington-based workers voted unanimously to [...]

2021-08-03T14:06:21+00:00August 3rd, 2021|Tags: , , |

Food supply workers to strike third-largest grocery chain in Southwest

Teamster drivers and warehouse workers at a critical Albertsons grocery distribution center have voted by 98 percent to authorize a strike to protest the company for what the Union calls a “failure” to address workers’ COVID-19 safety concerns and to demand that the company “stop violating federal labor laws,” it announced in a news release [...]

2021-02-09T17:16:27+00:00February 9th, 2021|Tags: , , , |

Teamster workers call for improved COVID-19 safety at two Albertsons distribution centers

About 800 Teamsters members held protests this week at Albertsons Cos. distribution centers in Tolleson, Ariz., and Roanoke, Texas, claiming that COVID-19 safety measures at the facilities fall short. The drivers and warehouse workers at the two DCs — which serve more than 250 supermarkets in Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico, [...]

2021-01-07T18:35:19+00:00January 7th, 2021|Tags: , , |
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