Thursday, June 24, 2010

Last Two Week's Media Coverage:


  • Newsday: Supermarket union gives leaders power to call strike

    Supermarket union members at Stop & Shop and King Kullen Wednesday gave their leaders the power to call a strike as the expiration of their contract nears on Saturday. Officials of the United Food and Commercial Workers Local 1500 have been in negotiations with those stores and Pathmark since...

  • People's World: Supermarket Workers Fight to Bag a Fair Deal

    NEW YORK - With the clock ticking towards a June 26 contract deadline, thousands of unionized supermarket workers are negotiating in an attempt to avoid a strike, but their employers at Stop and Shop, King Kullen and Pathmark are refusing to budge. Their union, United Food and Commercial...

  • Workers Independent News: UFCW Could Strike 150 Supermarkets In Southern New York State

    UFCW Could Strike 150 Supermarkets In Southern New York State Southern New York State could be facing a grocery workers strike. Sixteen thousand workers represented by the United Food and Commercial Workers Union Local 1500 are holding strike authorization meetings today. Contracts for the...

  • Crain's NY: Supermarket Union Readies Strike Vote

    Supermarket union readies strike vote Members of United Food and Commercial Workers Local 1500 could walk off their jobs at 150 New York area Pathmark, Stop & Shop and King Kullen locations before the July 4 holiday. By Daniel Massey Published: June 23, 2010 - 1:16 pm...

  • Fox New York: Grocery Workers Threaten Strike

    Grocery Store Workers Threaten To Strike Updated: Tuesday, 22 Jun 2010, 3:40 PM EDT Published : Tuesday, 22 Jun 2010, 3:40 PM EDT BY LUKE FUNK MYFOXNY.COM - 16,000 workers at local grocery stores are getting closer to a possible strike. The current contracts with Stop and Shop, King...

  • Poughkeepsie Journal: Union of grocery store workers seeks strike authorization

    The labor union representing about 1,000 workers at Stop & Shop in the mid-Hudson Valley has called on them to attend a strike authorization meeting Wednesday as the end of a four-year contract approaches. A strike authorization doesn't mean a strike. It gives the group's leaders the OK...

  • Bronx Times: Grocery Workers Call Federal Mediator

    United Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW ) Local 1500, New York State's largest grocery workers Union, has called Federal Mediators into negotiations with the three major supermarkets in hopes of avoiding a crippling strike that would effect over 150 supermarkets and 16,000 workers....

  • Just-Food: US: Ahold, A&P face strike action in New York

    US supermarket's Stop and Shop, King Kullen Markets and A&P are facing the prospect of strikes in New York state.

  • SN: N.Y. Union Warns of Possible Strike

    The union representing 16,000 workers at supermarkets in the New York Metro area has begun a campaign to notify local officials and consumers of a potential strike as its contract with employers approaches a June 26 expiration date.

  • PG: As N.Y. Metro Strike Looms, UFCW Moves to Alert Public, Law Enforcement

    United Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW) Local 1500, New York state's largest grocery workers' union, has begun notifying members of the public and local law enforcement of an impending strike that could affect over 150 Stop & Shop, King Kullen and A&P/Pathmark supermarkets and 16,000...

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