Monday, July 2, 2012

What to Know Monday:

Stacy Mitchell writes a great op-ed Walmart: 50 Years of Gutting America's Middle Class.
Walmart's explosive growth has gutted two key pillars of the American middle class: small businesses and well-paid manufacturing jobs
Supermarket News profiles A&P, continuing the message that A&P must resonate with the people.

UFCW Local 8 out in Cali is picketing Nugget Markets while they're in the midst of negotiations with Raley's

A&P has become the exclusive retailer of BrightFarms- Brooklyn grown produce.

Getting ready for the 4th of July BBQ? Find everything you need Union Made here . . . and have yourself a #UnionMade4th

Penn Station in NYC is getting an overdue makeover.

94% of UFCW Local 5 (California) members working for Lucky-Save Mart have authorized a strike.

Walmart at 50: The Time for Change is Now.

Thousands marched and protested Walmart's push to open a store in L.A.'s historic Chinatown this weekend., musician Ben Harper joined in.

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