Monday, October 27, 2008

Monday Morning One Liners...

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United Food and Commercial Workers Local 23 members who work for Penn Traffic have ratified a new three-year agreement

Target Corp. here yesterday said it will open fewer new stores than previously projected during the next two years, according to reports.
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UFCW Muslim workers are demanding a time for prayer.

The UFW is urging Trader Joe's to fight for labor rights after a 17-year-old employee died of a heat stroke earlier this summer.

Ahold's U.S. banners posted a combined 6.4% sales gain in the third quarter, with comparable-store and identical-store sales gains at all U.S. divisions, the retailer here said in a trading statement Friday.
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Assembly Member Micah Kellner distributed environmentally friendly re-usable shopping bags at the Roosevelt Island Farmers Market this past Saturday.
Wakefern Food Corp.'s ShopRite banner has launched a weekly circulars widget.
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The Fresh Market, a fast growing gourmet store from South Carolina is still eagerly trying to expand throughout the North-East, and is now heading to the Albany area.

The Times Union tells their readers it's not Trader Joe's or Whole Foods.

More on the development here.

A Human Rights Researcher says Wal-Mart has "perfected the art of Union busting."

The NY Times endorsed Mike McMahon.

It's being called "the nightmare scenario": a State Senate unable to work because Democrats and Republicans win an equal number of seats in the Nov. 4 elections. Such a tie hasn't occurred before in modern New York history but is looking more likely because there are only a few close races out of 6

Quinn-Quinn situation for the speaker

The biggest winner - after Mayor Bloomberg - of the City Council's vote to extend term limits may be Speaker Christine Quinn.

And John Casamatidis can now carry a gun.
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