Southern California Retail Food
Negotiations Updates

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If you hang around Union people long enough, there are terms which pop up and can be confusing if you’ve never had a Union job before or had much experience with Labor Unions.

How Contract Negotiations Work

One of the most important benefits of coming together with your colleagues to form a union is gaining the clarity and security of a union contract. Having one means knowing exactly what is expected of you at work, and what you can expect from your employer in return. A union contract is a written agreement between the employer and the employees that details the terms and benefits in a clear and legally-binding way

NegotiationsRetail Food (Southern California)
July 22, 2019

Southern CA Retail Food Negotiation Update – July 22, 2019

Negotiations last week centered around wages and scheduling issues. The hard work and dedication our members bring to customers and stores every day deserves to be recognized with a contract…
NegotiationsRetail Food (Southern California)
July 13, 2019

Southern CA Retail Food Negotiations Update – July 13, 2019

Negotiations wrapped up this week with discussions on how the companies’ proposals will impact your healthcare and wages. While we exchanged proposals across the table, we remain far apart on major…
NegotiationsRetail Food (Southern California)
June 26, 2019

Southern CA Retail Food Negotiations Update – June 26, 2019

On Monday and Tuesday this week, UFCW members in Southern California voted overwhelmingly to approve potential economic actions against Ralphs, Vons and Albertsons if negotiations fail to produce a fair…
NegotiationsRetail Food (Southern California)
June 10, 2019

Southern California Strike Authorization Vote Scheduled on June 24th and 25th

Negotiations continue this week in Southern California, however, progress has been minimal. The UFCW locals in Southern CA have scheduled a vote of the affected members in Southern California to…
NegotiationsRetail Food (Southern California)
June 5, 2019

Southern California Retail Food Negotiations Update – June 5, 2019

Southern California negotiations resumed this week. The companies' proposals continue to fall short of adequately addressing the needs of our members. They fail to properly fund the medical plan and…
NegotiationsRetail Food (Southern California)
May 25, 2019

Southern California Retail Food Negotiations Update – May 25, 2019

Retail Food Negotiations continued in Southern California this week. We have a great deal of ground to cover to properly fund the medical and pension benefits, while also providing meaningful…
Retail Food (Southern California)
April 30, 2019

Southern California Retail Food Negotiations Update, April 2019

Negotiations with Albertsons, Ralphs and Vons continued last week. Discussions have been centered around scheduling and wage issues. Much work remains to be done and bargaining resumes next week with…
Retail Food (Southern California)
June 5, 2017

Southern CA Food 4 Less Negotiations Update – June 5, 2017

After several bargaining sessions in Southern California with Food 4 Less, we have made little progress on many of the major issues facing us in these negotiations. (more…)
Retail Food (Southern California)
November 7, 2016

Southern California Union Pharmacists Ratified New Contract

Nov 7, 2016 - Union Pharmacists working at Albertsons, Ralphs and Vons in Southern California have ratified a new three year contract. (more…)
Retail Food (Southern California)
October 17, 2016

UFCW Union Pharmacists in Southern California Reach Tentative Agreement With Supermarkets

Oct 17, 2016 — United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) locals in Southern California have reached a tentative agreement covering Union Pharmacists working at Albertsons/Vons and Ralphs. (more…)
Retail Food (Southern California)
September 10, 2016

Southern CA UFCW Members Vote Overwhelmingly to Ratify Stater Bros Agreement

UFCW 8-Golden State members in Southern California overwhelmingly ratified a new contract with Stater Bros Markets. The three year contract has been ratified by all Southern California UFCW locals. (more…)
Retail Food (Southern California)
August 29, 2016

Tentative Agreement Reached Between Southern CA UFCW Locals and Stater Bros. Markets – Aug 29, 2016

UFCW 8-Golden State is pleased to report we have reached a tentative agreement with Stater Bros. Markets in Southern CA. (more…)