Author: Mercedes

Food 4 Less Survey

To All UFCW Members Employed by Food 4 Less: Your Union contract expires on June 4, 2017 and preparations are underway for a successor collective bargaining agreement.  Negotiations provide us the opportunity to make changes to our working conditions and improve our wages and benefits. The process usually takes several months and at the conclusion you vote to accept or reject the offer.In order for your Union Leadership to negotiate the best possible contract, you and your coworkers must be strong and unified.  This will send a strong message to management that you support your Union’s actions and are...

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CVS Contract Survey

To All UFCW Members Employed by CVS: Your Union contract expires on June 30, 2017 and preparations are underway for a successor collective bargaining agreement.  Your current contract has been in effect since 2012 and for many, this will be your first experience with negotiations.  Negotiations provide us the opportunity to make changes to our working conditions and improve our wages and benefits.  The process usually takes several months and at the conclusion you vote to accept or reject the offer. In order for your Union Leadership to negotiate the best possible contract, you and your coworkers must be...

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Americold ratifies first union contract

After nine months of bargaining, UFCW Local 324 reached an agreement with Americold on a first contract for 40 new members. The Americold employees sought union representation almost a year ago, in response to constantly changing company policies and working conditions, high premiums for health insurance; and inadequate wages. These issues were all addressed and employees voted on Feb. 11 to accept the new five-year agreement. All members will receive an immediate wage increase and a reduced monthly premium for health insurance. The vote came after nearly an hour–long presentation by Secretary-Treasurer Andrea Zinder that included detailed questions from...

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