Author: Mercedes

FTC Seen as Set to Block Rite Aid Deal

FTC Seen as Set to Block Rite Aid Deal William McConnell Apr 19, 2017 4:51 PM EDT Shares of Rite Aid {RAD) , Fred’s (FRED) and Walgreens (WBA) were hit Wednesday on rumors that the Federal Trade Commission is leaning towards filing a lawsuit seeking to block Walgreens planned acquisition of Rite Aid. Rite Aid shares were down 39 cents Wednesday to $4.08, or 8.72%. Fred’s fell $1.37 to $13.68 or 9.10%. Walgreens edged down 0.5% from a high of $83.93 earlier in the day to $83.51. Wednesday’s reaction followed a report by specialty publication the Capitol Forum that...

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CVS Update 4/5/17

Your Union and CVS had our first bargaining session for your new contract on April 5, 2017. At this meeting your Union presented proposals to improve your contract. These proposals focused on the issues most important to you – affordable and accessible health care, living wages and sufficient hours. CVS members returned thousands of contract questionnaires and the message is clear: the cost of living in Southern CA has risen considerably but wages have not kept up. Affordable and accessible health care for you and your families is critical, as is a schedule that allows you to make a...

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Our Dishonest President

http://www.latimes.com/projects/la-ed-our-dishonest-president/ The LA Times has recently posted an editorial piece unlike any other. At the above link, you can read the six part series written by the editorial board of the LA Times. This unprecedented piece is the unanimous work of the entire editorial board, and worth the click and any time you spend reading it....

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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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