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Grocery workers represented by the United Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW) Local 1995 have reached a tentative agreement with their employer, the Kroger Company.
UFCW Local 555 will be holding a community rally at The Dalles Fred Meyer on Tuesday, June 17, 2008. The Non-Food employees at The Dalles Fred Meyer have been seeking their first contract since November 2007, when they overwhelmingly voted to be represented by UFCW Local 555.
By Patrick Garmoe, Duluth News-Tribune, Minn. Jun. 14--The Area Retail Grocers Alliance and United Food & Commercial Workers Local 1116, which represents 1,800 full- and part-time grocery store workers from the Twin Ports and Iron Range, reached a tentative contract Thursday.
By James Bernstein, Newsday, Melville, N.Y. Feb.
A UFCW work stoppage at Safeway stores was avoided after round-the-clock negotiations resulted in a tentative agreement with four UFCW Unions representing 25,000 workers at some 300 Safeway stores in Northern California. The four-year agreement was reached the day the contract was set to expire.
By John Whitesides, Political Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Giant retailer Wal-Mart has become a political target ahead of November's congressional election, taking fire from Democrats and labor unions for its record on health care, jobs and wages.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - About 16,000 workers at three New York-area grocery store chains avoided a strike after the stores reached labor agreements with the union representing them, the union said.
By Nichola Groom and Martinne Geller LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc. said on Friday a campaign by a union-funded group that says Jesus would have disapproved of the company's practices is offensive and misleading.
By Emily Kaiser CHICAGO (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is enjoying its best publicity in years as even its harshest critics laud the retailer's Hurricane Katrina relief efforts. But Chief Executive Lee Scott isn't resting on his laurels just yet.
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