Grocery Store Bargain Update: Unions Build Unity, While Employers Stall

Grocery Store Bargain Update: Unions Build Unity, While Employers Stall

Despite ongoing conversations over the past two days to discuss changes to our contract language on scheduling, we were not able to make any progress on this important issue. On the very important issue of wages, the employers still, after our repeated requests, have failed to respond to our wage proposal from over a month ago…

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Grocery Store Bargain Update: Agreement Reached on Training, but Employers’ Proposed Wage-Cuts Remain

Grocery Store Bargain Update: Agreement Reached on Training, but Employers’ Proposed Wage-Cuts Remain

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…

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Welcome to our Union Seattle Children's Hospital END Techs

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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!

Grocery Store Bargain Update: Historic Progress on Safety... No Progress on Wages

Grocery Store Bargain Update: Historic Progress on Safety... No Progress on Wages

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…

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