Safeway workers reach tentative agreement, avert strike

Unionized Safeway workers say they won't strike after reaching a tentative agreement with the grocery store chain early Thursday morning. Union leaders say they will present details of the proposed new contract to workers at a meeting this afternoon. "These negotiations were long and unusually complex due to the difficult pension issues [...]

2020-03-05T23:15:37+00:00March 5th, 2020|Tags: , , |

Union negotiates contract for Giant workers, but Safeway workers will vote on possible strike

A labor union that represents workers at Giant and Safeway said Wednesday that it has reached a tentative contract with Giant but is recommending Safeway workers reject that company’s offer and possibly go on strike. The United Food and Commercial Workers Local 400 said earlier Wednesday that more than 25,000 [...]

2020-02-24T23:33:39+00:00February 24th, 2020|Tags: , , |

Kroger workers vote to approve new contract

Following weeks of demonstrations, Kroger store employees working at 39 stores in West Virginia, Ohio and Kentucky voted to approve a new union contract Monday. The contract includes pay raises and preserves health care and retirement benefits, according to a spokesman for the United Food and Commercial Workers Local 400. [...]

2017-11-08T17:55:38+00:00November 8th, 2017|Tags: , |
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