UFCW 8-Golden State Members Overwhelmingly Ratify Model Agreements with Raley’s, Bel Air and Nob Hill
Contracts feature significant wage increases, improved health care, protected pensions and COVID-19 safety protocols
UFCW 8-Golden State Announces Excellent New Agreement with Raley’s, Bel Air and Nob Hill Grocery Chains
Agreement includes significant wage increases, improved healthcare with no employee premiums, retirement benefits and COVID-19 Response Compensation
Raley’s, Bel Air and Nob Hill Negotiations Update – March 17, 2020
Negotiations with Raley’s are scheduled to continue next week. This is no time to prolong endless negotiations. We expect the company should come prepared to bargain so we can reach an agreement our members will be proud to ratify.
Opinion: How To Make Every Job A Good Union Job
Cierra Brown works at a McDonald's in Durham, North Carolina. She earns little more than minimum wage, and even with a second job at a local hospital she can’t afford health insurance and pays for her diabetes medication out of pocket. She is frequently asked to stay late and close the store, hours after the bus stops running. If she complains, she knows she could lose her job — and nothing would change anyway.
In a first, Instacart employees in Illinois vote to unionize
Instacart in-store shoppers in Skokie, Ill., have voted to unionize with United Food and Commercial Workers Local 1546.
UFCW 1546 said the workers are the first Instacart employees to win a certified union election in the United States and will join with the Chicago-based local’s other 18,000 members. The Feb. 1 vote, conducted by the National Labor Relations Board, involved 15 part-time Instacart personal shoppers at a Mariano’s supermarket, part of The Kroger Co., in Skokie.