Supermarket Chains http://www.kplu.org en 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