Northwest grocery workers set to strike if wage negotiations fall through
KIRO News 7
KIRO 7 News Staff
The United Food and Commercial Workers Local 555 union represents more than 20,000 employees from Albertson’s, Fred Meyer, QFC and Safeway stores. The union is battling for increased wages as it tries to secure new contracts for its members.
According to union communications director Kelley McAllister, members across Oregon and southwest Washington “overwhelmingly” support calling a strike if negotiations with employers fall through.