Negotiations with Raley’s continued last week. We exchanged proposals and discussed the details in the agreements reached and ratified with other major supermarket employers in Northern California. Sufficient funding of medical and pension benefits and ensuring Union employers are competing equally are key component in these negotiations.
UFCW 8-Golden State members ratify landmark contracts with Safeway, Save Mart, FoodMaxx, Maxx Value and Vons supermarkets
Union workers vote overwhelmingly to approve wage increases and improved benefits
Roseville, Calif. (Oct. 4, 2019) — Members of UFCW 8-Golden State employed at Safeway, Save Mart, FoodMaxx, Maxx Value and Vons supermarkets in Northern, Central and Southern California voted overwhelmingly to ratify new labor contracts, the Union announced today.
UFCW 8-Golden State reaches tentative agreements with Save Mart, FoodMaxx and Maxx Value grocery chains
Union members to vote on standout agreements with meaningful wage increases and improved healthcare and retirement benefits
Roseville, Calif. (Sept. 12, 2019) — UFCW 8-Golden State announced today it has reached tentative three-year contract agreements with the Save Mart, FoodMaxx and Maxx Value supermarket chains. The announcement follows tentative agreements reached earlier in the summer with Safeway and Vons in Northern and Central California.
Your Union bargaining team continued discussions with Save Mart this week, making additional progress. We have successfully resolved the issue of pension funding along with almost all other contract language issues.
Keeping our members safe on the job is a top priority and the International works closely with locals to strengthen protections and prevent workplace violence. In the wake of the recent attacks like the mass shooting at a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas, the International’s Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Office has updated guidelines to help locals and employers keep our members in the retail sector safe from harm.