After some delays due to changes in company personnel, negotiators from UFCW 8-Golden State and UFCW Local 5 met with representatives of Save Mart last week to discuss a new contract for employees at FoodMaxx in Northern California.
July 2014 - On July 15, over 150 Sodexo USA campus food workers at Texas Christian University (TCU) in Fort Worth, Texas, voted unanimously to ratify their first union contract with UFCW Local 1000. The contract is a victory for the workers and guarantees new wage increases, job security, seniority rights, vacation and sick pay and other union protections, and also restores many of the benefits cut by the company last year. The workers approached UFCW Local 1000 earlier this year with complaints of severe cuts to their benefits, vacations, and hourly schedules, which prompted their desire to form a union.
July 24, 2014, By Alexander C. Kaufman - Walmart’s U.S. chief Bill Simon is leaving the company after a rough four years.