Union members vote to ratify grocery store contract

Union members vote to ratify grocery store contract

The Columbian

Anthony Macuk


A “sizeable majority” of members of the United Food and Commercial Workers Union Local 555 have voted to ratify a new contract with grocery store employers in Oregon and Southwest Washington. UFCW Local 555 announced the result in a press release late Friday night.

The new three-year contract includes a 20-hour weekly guarantee for work hours, wage increases for all workers, no increases in health care premiums, new health care benefit additions and improved procedures for vacation requests.

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