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May 11, 1995 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
Unions Ratify Settlement in Grocery Workers Strike: About 32,000 clerks, butchers and baggers involved in the strike and lockout at three Northern California grocery stores have ratified a contract settlement. Members of the Oakland-based United Food & Commercial Workers Union who work at the Safeway, Lucky and Save Mart stores approved a three-year agreement that basically extends the previous contract. The agreement was approved by 91.
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February 12, 2005 | From Associated Press
The United Food and Commercial Workers union said a contract covering more than 20,000 supermarket workers in the San Francisco Bay Area had been approved. More than 60% of the workers approved a three-year contract that establishes the wages and benefits for clerks and butchers in Bay Area stores owned by the nation's three largest grocers -- Kroger Co., which owns Ralphs; and Safeway Inc., which owns Vons and Pavilions; and Albertsons Inc.
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BUSINESS
October 13, 2001 | Associated Press
Unable to rally support for a strike, the union representing 27,000 workers at Northern California's two largest grocery chains reluctantly accepted a three-year contract that labor leaders said makes it hard for employees to afford the region's high housing costs. The United Food and Commercial Workers union move means there will be no strike at 294 supermarkets run by market leaders Pleasanton, Calif.-based Safeway Inc. and Boise, Idaho-based Albertson's Inc.
BUSINESS
October 13, 2001 | Associated Press
Unable to rally support for a strike, the union representing 27,000 workers at Northern California's two largest grocery chains reluctantly accepted a three-year contract that labor leaders said makes it hard for employees to afford the region's high housing costs. The United Food and Commercial Workers union move means there will be no strike at 294 supermarkets run by market leaders Pleasanton, Calif.-based Safeway Inc. and Boise, Idaho-based Albertson's Inc.
BUSINESS
January 27, 1995 | HOPE HAMASHIGE, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Bergen Brunswig Corp. said Thursday it has signed a five-year contract with Safeway Inc. that is expected to bring in $1 billion in revenue over the term of the agreement. "It is a nice piece of business," said Donald Spindel, an analyst with the brokerage A.G. Edwards & Sons in St. Louis, though it adds only about 2% to the company's $8 billion in annual revenue. Bergen spokeswoman Lisa Riordan said an added value of the contract, however, is prestige.
BUSINESS
February 12, 2005 | From Associated Press
The United Food and Commercial Workers union said a contract covering more than 20,000 supermarket workers in the San Francisco Bay Area had been approved. More than 60% of the workers approved a three-year contract that establishes the wages and benefits for clerks and butchers in Bay Area stores owned by the nation's three largest grocers -- Kroger Co., which owns Ralphs; and Safeway Inc., which owns Vons and Pavilions; and Albertsons Inc.
NEWS
August 3, 1990 | BOB BAKER, TIMES LABOR WRITER
About 80,000 supermarket clerks and meat cutters overwhelmingly rejected a contract proposal by six Southern California supermarket chains, union leaders announced Thursday night. As a result, another round of bargaining will begin today. At the request of a federal mediator, workers Wednesday agreed to delay any strike until at least midnight Monday.
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September 12, 1994 | DON LEE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Teamsters members Sunday unanimously rejected the latest contract offer by Lucky Stores Inc., the union reported, increasing the chance of a strike by 1,695 workers who warehouse and deliver goods to 235 Lucky supermarkets throughout Southern California. However, at the behest of a federal mediator, both sides continued to meet late Sunday, and Teamsters leaders told their members to report to work as usual today. The contract between Lucky and Teamsters Local 952 expired today at 12:01 a.m.
NEWS
August 1, 1990 | BOB BAKER, TIMES LABOR WRITER
Pressure by both sides heightened Tuesday in the Southern California supermarket labor dispute after negotiations soured. Officials of 10 locals of the United Food and Commercial Workers Union, representing 73,000 retail clerks and 7,000 meat cutters from San Diego to Bakersfield, scheduled membership meetings throughout the Southland today 8/1 and Thursday.
BUSINESS
May 11, 1995 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
Unions Ratify Settlement in Grocery Workers Strike: About 32,000 clerks, butchers and baggers involved in the strike and lockout at three Northern California grocery stores have ratified a contract settlement. Members of the Oakland-based United Food & Commercial Workers Union who work at the Safeway, Lucky and Save Mart stores approved a three-year agreement that basically extends the previous contract. The agreement was approved by 91.
BUSINESS
January 27, 1995 | HOPE HAMASHIGE, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Bergen Brunswig Corp. said Thursday it has signed a five-year contract with Safeway Inc. that is expected to bring in $1 billion in revenue over the term of the agreement. "It is a nice piece of business," said Donald Spindel, an analyst with the brokerage A.G. Edwards & Sons in St. Louis, though it adds only about 2% to the company's $8 billion in annual revenue. Bergen spokeswoman Lisa Riordan said an added value of the contract, however, is prestige.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 12, 1994 | DON LEE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Teamsters members Sunday unanimously rejected the latest contract offer by Lucky Stores Inc., the union reported, increasing the chance of a strike by 1,695 workers who warehouse and deliver goods to 235 Lucky supermarkets throughout Southern California. However, at the behest of a federal mediator, both sides continued to meet late Sunday, and Teamsters leaders told their members to report to work as usual today. The contract between Lucky and Teamsters Local 952 expired today at 12:01 a.m.
NEWS
August 3, 1990 | BOB BAKER, TIMES LABOR WRITER
About 80,000 supermarket clerks and meat cutters overwhelmingly rejected a contract proposal by six Southern California supermarket chains, union leaders announced Thursday night. As a result, another round of bargaining will begin today. At the request of a federal mediator, workers Wednesday agreed to delay any strike until at least midnight Monday.
NEWS
August 1, 1990 | BOB BAKER, TIMES LABOR WRITER
Pressure by both sides heightened Tuesday in the Southern California supermarket labor dispute after negotiations soured. Officials of 10 locals of the United Food and Commercial Workers Union, representing 73,000 retail clerks and 7,000 meat cutters from San Diego to Bakersfield, scheduled membership meetings throughout the Southland today 8/1 and Thursday.
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