Great member participation on Wednesday evening telephone town hall. Listen to the entire recording of the call and find out answers about bargaining and proposals on wages, safety, scheduling and much more.
Our Union member Bargaining Team made additional progress today with the employers’ representatives as we reached a tentative agreement around investments in training for workforce development. On the crucial issue of wage increases, the employers still have not made a counter-proposal to our wage increase proposal from earlier in the month…Read More
On Friday June 7, the END Techs at Seattle Children’s Hospital voted unanimously to join UFCW 21! Tech workers at Children’s just negotiated a strong new three-year contract with the hospital, but the Electroneurodiagnostic Techs were left out of the union. So they came together, got organized, and despite management’s best efforts, voted 14-0 to join UFCW. Congrats!
After three months of negotiations, we were able to reach one agreement today around our safety proposals. This is the first time we have ever had safety language in our contract and addresses a major issue that we face in the stores every day. Our union member bargaining team has shown that when the employer is willing to have a reasonable dialogue, we can make progress…Read More
In an effort to reach out to the public about our efforts to achieve a fair contract, grocery store workers and community partners began a round of store leaflets and neighborhood canvases this week. The response has been wonderful and people are loving our “We Love Our Grocery Store Workers” shopping bags…Read More
Today we came historically close to reaching agreement on safety and workforce development. We then turned our full attention to wages. We know we want to protect our health care, ensure our pensions are safe, and get real wage increases. Grocery store workers have been falling behind for too long.Read More