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New Round of Negotiations to Avoid California Grocery Workers' Strike
By: Abasto Magazine
At the end of June 96% of members of seven UFCW local unions voted in favor authorizing a strike if Ralphs, Vons, Albertsons and Pavilions supermarkets do not accept the demands of better pay and benefits to renew the work contract.
"I'm energized to walk into the next round of negotiations armed with the power to take economic action, if necessary, to win this contract, including calling a strike," said John Grant, president of UFCW 770.
Ralphs Grocery Company stated in a press release they return to the negotiations table for meaningful and thoughtful discussions with the unions, to exchange proposals and come to a fair and balanced offer that benefits all 18,000 associates who work for… To read the complete story, click on this link: https://abasto.com/