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Kelso-Longview grocery workers to take strike vote at end of July

TDN.com Kelso-Longview grocery workers to take strike vote at end of July Mallory Gruben Nearly 600 Kelso-Longview area grocery store workers will take a strike authorization vote at the end of this month, following suit with almost 35 other union branches that voted in June. United Food and Commercial Workers Local 555, a union that represents grocery store workers among … Read more »

Portland grocery workers OK strike; SW Wash. could be next

The Stand Portland grocery workers OK strike; SW Wash. could be next TIGARD, Ore. (July 8, 2019) — United Food and Commercial Workers Local 555 Portland-area grocery store workers have voted nearly unanimously to authorize a strike against Albertsons, Fred Meyer, QFC, and Safeway. As of the end of June, these votes include Portland-area grocery store workers only. The voting … Read more »

Portland-Based Workers Vote to Authorize Strike Against Albertsons and More

AndNowUKnow Portland-Based Workers Vote to Authorize Strike Against Albertsons and More Kayla Webb PORTLAND, OR – In addition to strikes in Southern California, Albertsons and Kroger are now facing the possibility of labor strikes in the Pacific Northwest, too. According to the Willamette Week, 10,000 Portland-based workers as well as workers across Oregon and Southwest Washington, with the United Food … Read more »

Portland Grocery Workers May Go on Strike

PDX Eater Portland Grocery Workers May Go on Strike Brooke Jackson-Glidden PORTLAND GROCERY STRIKE — The Portland-area workers of the United Food and Commercial Workers union have voted to approve a strike against Albertsons, Fred Meyer, QFC, and Safeway. Read more    

Portland, Ore., grocery workers authorize strike

Supermarket News Portland, Ore., grocery workers authorize strike Russell Redman United Food and Commercial Workers Local 555 grocery employees in the Portland, Ore., area this week voted to authorize a strike against Fred Meyer, QFC, Albertsons and Safeway. The move came just days after seven UFCW locals in Southern California, representing about 46,000 workers, gave union leaders permission to call … Read more »

Portland-Area Grocery Store Workers Vote to Authorize Strike Over Low Wages

Willamette Week Portland-Area Grocery Store Workers Vote to Authorize Strike Over Low Wages Elise Herron Portland-area grocery store workers want to go on strike in protest of low wages. Last month, roughly 10,000 Portland-area workers with the United Food and Commercial Workers Local 555 voted to authorize a strike against Albertsons, Fred Meyer, QFC and Safeway. Employees in other Oregon … Read more »

Central Oregon grocery workers vote on strike authorization

The Bend Bulletin Central Oregon grocery workers vote on strike authorization BULLETIN STAFF REPORT Central Oregon employees of Fred Meyer, Safeway and Albertsons will vote next week on whether to authorize a strike. The vote comes amid drawn-out contract negotiations between United Food and Commercial Workers Local 555 and the grocery companies, according to the union. The grocery union represents … Read more »

UFCW Authorizes Strike in Portland

Winsight Grocery Business UFCW Authorizes Strike in Portland Jon Springer Already facing pressure from union workers prepared to strike in Southern California, grocery retailers Albertsons Cos. and The Kroger Co. may be entering a similar situation in the Pacific Northwest. Workers at Albertsons, Safeway, Fred Meyer and QFC stores in Portland., Ore., this week have voted nearly unanimously to authorize … Read more »

Portland grocery store workers vote to strike

 –For Immediate Release– July 1, 2019 Contact: Kelley McAllister, UFCW 555, (415) 794-2687, kmcallister@ufcw555.org Portland grocery store workers vote to strike Tigard, Ore–​United Food and Commercial Workers Local 555 Portland-area grocery store workers have voted nearly unanimously to authorize a strike against Albertsons, Fred Meyer, QFC, and Safeway. As of the end of June, these votes include Portland-area grocery store workers … Read more »