UFCW http://www.kplu.org en Is Seattle Heading for a Grocery Store Strike? http://www.kplu.org/post/seattle-heading-grocery-store-strike <p>About 30,000 grocery store workers in the Puget Sound region will be voting next week on whether to authorize a strike. That’s after the bargaining team decided to recommend a strike vote, saying they made no progress in bargaining earlier this week.</p><p> Thu, 19 Sep 2013 22:35:39 +0000 Ashley Gross 10075 at http://www.kplu.org Is Seattle Heading for a Grocery Store Strike? Grocery workers approve new 3-year contract http://www.kplu.org/post/grocery-workers-approve-new-3-year-contract <P><A href="http://www.ufcw21.org/connect/grocery-workers">Unionized grocery workers</A> in the region say they're glad they didn't have to go on strike.&nbsp; But they say the threat of a massive walk out was what helped them get a new contract they could accept.&nbsp; Votes tallied over the weekend show a resounding 95% approval.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Mon, 06 Dec 2010 06:07:01 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 284 at http://www.kplu.org Grocery workers approve new 3-year contract Grocery workers voting on contract offer, approval likely http://www.kplu.org/post/grocery-workers-voting-contract-offer-approval-likely <p><a href="http://www.ufcw21.org/connect/grocery-workers">Unionized grocery store workers</a> are voting this week on a tentative agreement with their employers at the region's four big chains.&nbsp; Ratification of a new three-year contract looks likely.</p><p>About twenty five thousand grocery workers in King, Snohomish, Kitsap and North Mason counties are covered in the contract.&nbsp; Most work for QFC, Fred Meyer, Albertsons and Safeway stores. Thu, 02 Dec 2010 23:23:00 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 273 at http://www.kplu.org Grocery workers voting on contract offer, approval likely Tentative deal reached in grocery chain talks http://www.kplu.org/post/tentative-deal-reached-grocery-chain-talks <P>&nbsp;Grocery workers and their employers have reached a tentative agreement after lengthy contract talks over the weekend.&nbsp; This means shoppers no longer have to worry about a pre-Thanksgiving strike at the four big chains: QFC, Fred Meyer, Safeway and Albertsons. Mon, 22 Nov 2010 13:37:45 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 190 at http://www.kplu.org Tentative deal reached in grocery chain talks Grocery Workers' Contract Talks Resume http://www.kplu.org/post/grocery-workers-contract-talks-resume <p>With just a week to go before Thanksgiving, there's new hope in the grocery workers contract dispute.&nbsp; Negotiators are back at the table today&nbsp; after a resounding majority of <a href="http://www.ufcw21.org/node/1696">union members threatened to go on strike</a>.</p><p> Thu, 18 Nov 2010 19:22:20 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 174 at http://www.kplu.org Grocery Workers' Contract Talks Resume Tuesday morning's headlines http://www.kplu.org/post/tuesday-mornings-headlines <P>A surprise windstorm; world finance experts in Seattle, and grocery workers talk strike. Tue, 16 Nov 2010 14:34:11 +0000 Gary Davis 150 at http://www.kplu.org Tuesday morning's headlines