We secured bargaining dates for Safeway and Albertsons! Our member-lead negotiations committee will meet with employers from Safeway and Albertsons Wednesday, January 5 and Thursday, January 6. Updates will be emailed to impacted members, posted on our website, and on social media. Questions? Reach out to your rep!
Now that we have a fully recommended settlement agreement, members will need to vote. We will be holding contract ratification votes for Fred Meyer and QFC in the Portland Metro area, Bend, Newberg, and Klamath Falls this week, with exact dates and times to be determined. These votes will be for Grocery, Meat, CCK, and Non-Food Contracts. Other area contracts … Read more
With overwhelming support from the community, your UFCW Local 555 Retail Negotiating Committee and the representatives Fred Meyer & QFC have reached a Fully Recommended Comprehensive Tentative Agreement for Local 555 members working under the Grocery, Meat, CCK, and Non-Food contracts in Oregon and SW Washington. As a result of the Tentative Agreement, UFCW Local 555 is calling off the … Read more
Tigard, Oregon – Almost a year-and-a-half ago, Fred Meyer and QFC stopped paying hourly hazard pay. In the time since then, workers have continued to deal with the pandemic, while the company has enjoyed record profits. The hazard never ended. Fast forward to today, Fred Meyer and QFC continue to refuse to deliver the wage increases that workers deserve. We … Read more
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 11, 2021 Contact: Miles Eshaia (503) 598-6365 firstname.lastname@example.org Tigard, Oregon – Members of United Food and Commercial Workers Local 555, which represents over 29,000 essential workers in Oregon and SW Washington, have voted overwhelmingly to authorize their Union Leadership to call for an unfair labor practice strike against Fred Meyer and Quality Food Centers (QFC) as … Read more
On December 6th and 7th, your Union met for the 5th time with bargainers from Fred Meyer and QFC (Kroger) to negotiate your new contract. Your Union presented Kroger with a comprehensive proposal which addressed staffing concerns and aimed to get you the wage increases you deserve. The Employer provided their own subpar wage proposal that failed to address the … Read more
UFCW LOCAL 555 WILL BE HOLDING ULP STRIKE AUTHORIZATION MEETINGS FOR EXPIRED FRED MEYER AND QFC CONTRACTS. We as essential workers are taking action. Please join us at one of the following ULP Strike Authorization Vote meetings, and contact your rep for more information. Dates and times
New dates for negotiations with Fred Meyer and QFC The Local 555 member-lead retail negotiation committee is meeting with Fred Meyer and QFC on December 6 & 7. With each meeting we move closer to the working conditions and wages workers need and deserve after serving their communities through the COVID-19 pandemic. Lets get it!
On November 17th and 18th, your Negotiations Committee held our fifth session for Safeway and Albertsons members. Joining the table at this session and moving forward are members from Sherm’s and Rosauers. Your Union Negotiations Committee presented the employers with proposals that, among other things, would increase your access to sick leave, standardize health and welfare throughout the jurisdiction, and … Read more
Tigard, Oregon – United Food and Commercial Workers Local 555, which represents over 29,000 essential workers, has voted to enthusiastically endorse Nicholas Kristof for Governor of the State of Oregon. “We have heard from a number of other candidates in this contest,” said UFCW 555 President Dan Clay, “But frankly our Board felt, as I do, that it’s foolish to support … Read more