Thursday, March 24, 2011

Morning One-Liners: 3/22-3/24; BJ's Wholesale Club Takeover Looms, A&P Warned of Strike...

Queensboro Bridge facing the neighborhood of L...Image via Wikipedia
Yesterday, the Affordable Act turned 1 year old, giving millions of women access to equal & affordable health care for the first time in their lives.

UFCW 81 and 21 have merged, Local 81 and will now become a part of UFCW Local 21.

Supermarket News: Unions Warn A&P of a Strike...SN covered President Both's statement from Tuesday regarding A&P/Pathmark Bankruptcy.

A new Red Apple Supermarket will be opening in Fort Greene, finally getting a supermarket.

BJ's Wholesale Club takeover talks continue to loom. @NYTimes @WSJ @BostonHerald

Hundreds of "mini Walmarts" slated to open in the next few years; Chicago, San Diego, NYC.

5 Foodtowns in Jersey will be sold to Stop & Shop, retaining the union, UFCW 1262's representation.  More @ Patch.

Elsewhere the Queensboro Bridge will be renamed to the Koch Bridge.

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