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Year: 2019

UFCW Local 555 ratifies contract with grocery employers

The following is the press release that was sent out at approximately 10:30 pm on Friday night, 10/11/2019 UFCW Local 555 ratifies contract with grocery employers Union grocery store workers in Oregon and Southwest Washington will soon enjoy the benefits of their new three-year labor contract, which is applicable to all employers and was officially ratified as of tonight, Friday, … Read more »

Not quite the latest news

Fellow union sibs and cousins, this is a challenging column to write, because there has been so much news since the last Labor Press and yet, this will arrive in your mailbox after arguably the most important news for 20k+ of you: ratification status of the current tentative agreement. Please keep your eyes and ears open at work, on social media, and via your email to learn whether you’ve collectively ratified this new, fully recommended settlement: we should know by Saturday, October the 12th.
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A tentative agreement is reached; boycott ends

The following is the press release that was sent out at approximately 12:45 pm on Sept 28, 2019. UFCW Local 555 reaches a Tentative Agreement with grocery employers in the thirteenth negotiation session; Fred Meyer boycott ends (effective immediately) Tigard, Ore–This month’s scheduled two-day session with the employers’ negotiation team and the Unity Bargaining Team (joined for the first time … Read more »