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Albertsons Archives - UFCW Local 135

08/24/2016

By | Negotiations Updates

The fight continues for Albertsons, Ralphs and Vons pharmacists. Bargaining resumed on August 22. Throughout these negotiations your Union has maintained our goals of adequate staffing in the pharmacies, competitive wages for pharmacists and PICs and maintenance of medical and pension benefits. Unfortunately, management does not share our concerns regarding adequate staffing and claim that the pharmacies are not that busy and therefore it is not necessary to have more techs or pharmacy clerks available to assist the pharmacists. We…

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08/10/2016

By | Negotiations Updates

It’s official! We are proud to announce the ratification of a new three year contract for more than 60,000 of our Southern California Union Members, working at Albertsons, Ralphs and Vons. It was passed by an overwhelming majority. Thank you to everyone who supported our members during our contract fight.

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08/09/2016

By | Negotiations Updates

Thank you to all who came out and voted yesterday and to all who showed the grocery stores how strong we are by leafleting and boycotting! Here’s to what a strong membership does! Read about it in today’s San Diego Union-Tribune.

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08/04/2016

By | Breaking News, Negotiations Updates

Breaking News!! We have reached a tentative agreement on a new contract with Albertsons, Ralphs, and Vons, pending our members ratification vote on Monday on August 8. I want to thank all of our community partners who came forward day in and day out to support the workers. In particular, our amazing staff. Also, this deal could not have happened without the strength and solidarity of our dedicated members.

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Executive Assistant's Report

By | Secretary-Treasurer's Report

RICHARD BARRERA Executive Assistant Income Inequality: How to Fix it Income inequality. If you’ve been paying attention to politics, you’ve heard the term. That’s one of the main topics presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders talks about. You may even be volunteering for one of the candidates for the general election coming up in November. It’s time now that we need your strength here, fighting with us. Three months after the grocery contract expiration, the companies finally presented their…

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07/25/2016

By | Negotiations Updates

ALBERTSONS, RALPHS & VONS BROTHERS AND SISTERS,   VOTE to ACCEPT or REJECT management’s offer.   Monday, August 8, 2016 8:30 a.m. meeting OR 6:30 p.m. meeting   THERE WILL BE NO ALL DAY VOTING IT IS CRITICAL THAT YOU ATTEND   Scottish Rite Center 1895 Camino Del Rio South San Diego, CA 92108   *You must bring your card and have proper picture identification to vote.

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07/21/2016

By | Negotiations Updates

Your Union attended bargaining sessions on July 20 and 21 fully prepared to bargain a mutually acceptable contract. Albertsons/Vons and Ralphs did not share this intention and their proposals continue to fail to recognize your hard work, the companies’ profitability and the increasing cost of living in Southern California. This is not acceptable. We are beginning boycott actions throughout Southern California on Monday, July 25th. These will continue through August 8th – our deadline for obtaining an acceptable offer or…

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