Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Tuesday News @ Noon

Black and white logo of the National Labor Rel...The National Labor Relations Board is currently holding hearings on the proposed rule changes for union certifications at workplaces....Here is UFCW Executive Vice President, Pat O'Neill's testimony. [UFCW Blog]

Here is the full statement from the UFCW International regarding the proposed NLRB changes.

The LA Times says the rule changes are sensible and should be adopted.

Politico says this will change the scape of union organizing for the future.

Great Read: Commentary: Put an end to the stalling tactics for unionizing votes.

Supermarket News covered the UFCW's release on A&P's second proposal.

Fresh & Greens makes its U.S. debut.

Initially Philadelphia was getting a Pathmark.  After A&P's bankruptcy a proposed supermarket was in limbo, now A&P announced they'll complete the project, but open the store as a Superfresh instead.

Stop & Shop contributed over $128,000 to Tornado victims.

UFCW Local 1776 and Rite Aid have reached a tentative agreement on new labor contracts covering about 2,600 workers in the company’s stores in Greater Philadelphia, the Reading area and Northeast Pennsylvania.

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