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.
Negotiations resumed with Raley’s last week. We have continued to discuss many of the major concerns our members have, such as improving wages, healthcare and retirement benefits. We remain determined to reach the best possible agreement for our members.
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.
We are pleased to announce UFCW 8-Golden State has resolved the health and welfare provisions for our members working at Save Mart.