UFCW 21 - A Voice for Working America


Update (11/12): Today, the union and the employers were able to set bargaining dates for next Thursday and Friday the 18th and 19th of November — the week before Thanksgiving.

Stand UP! Union Update

Grocery Store Workers Vote by 94% to
Reject Employers' Proposal and Authorize a Strike


Click here to see KOMO-TV's coverage of the vote.

Union members turned out by the thousands to overflowing, standing-room-only meetings this week in Seattle, Seatac, Lynnwood, Bremerton, and Bellevue. The total vote was an overwhelming 94% to reject the employers' proposal and authorize a strike. Members from all departments and all four big chain stores showed unity — the unity needed to win a fair contract.

Next Steps

A contract extension remains in place. Sign up and get involved in the fight for a fair contract — and stay tuned for more information in the days ahead.

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