Potential Strike Threatens Major Supermarkets in Southern California

By: Abasto Magazine
Grocery workers ready to go on strike
Grocery workers ready to go on strike
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - June 28, 2019 - PRLog -- Thousands of employees from more than 500 supermarkets in Southern California are ready to go on strike if the contract negotiation between seven United Food and Commercial Workers union locals and Ralphs, Vons, Albertsons and Pavilions supermarkets stalls.

The strike authorization vote means union negotiators have the power to call for a strike, if deemed necessary, but it does not automatically mean a walkout will occur.

"Southern California grocery workers voted in large numbers, and overwhelmingly rejected the unfair terms that have been proposed by Ralphs, Albertsons and Vons," said John Grant, president of United Food and Commercial Workers Local 770, according to a media sources.

The vote is also designed to put pressure on the employers, with the next three-day round of negotiations scheduled to start on July 10.

The decision to vote authorizing the strike, if necessary, was taken according to union leaders, becauseā€¦ To read the complete story, click on this link: https://abasto.com/en/news/potential-strike-threatens-major-supermarkets/?utm_source=prblog&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=potential_strike

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