Posts Tagged ‘UFCW’

Nov
2015
18

Good vs. Easel: IKEA Hires Anti-Union Juggernaut Jackson Lewis to Challenge UFCW’s MA Organizing

Good vs. Easel: IKEA Hires Anti-Union Juggernaut Jackson Lewis to Challenge UFCW's MA Organizing
  On Monday morning the overnight warehouse workers at IKEA’s Stoughton, Massachusetts store went on strike, the first action of its kind in the company’s American history.  It came just days after 75 percent of the “Goods Flow In” department signed a letter to management demanding recognition for their desire to be represented...
Nov
2015
12

MISS THIS? NLRB Upholds First Ever Unionization Vote at Target, Dismisses CVS Merger Defense

MISS THIS? NLRB Upholds First Ever Unionization Vote at Target, Dismisses CVS Merger Defense
  The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has ruled against Target, which appealed the unionization vote of a group of pharmacy workers at its Brooklyn location. The workers joined the United Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW) in the first successful unionization vote at the company.   The NLRB rejected the appeal with one sentence,...
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Aug
2015
17

A&P Grocery to Lay Off Thousands in Bankruptcy, Duck Union Contract Provisions On Way Out

A&P Grocery to Lay Off Thousands in Bankruptcy, Duck Union Contract Provisions On Way Out
  The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company, better known as A & P Grocery, has informed the United Food and Commercial Workers that it will fire up to 25,000 workers as it seeks to sell or close its stores in the mid-atlantic. The company has asked a bankruptcy judge to allow it to set [&hellip...
Jul
2013
25

New WI Union Numbers Reveal Brutal Implications of Walker’s Anti-Collective Bargaining Bill

New WI Union Numbers Reveal Brutal Implications of Walker's Anti-Collective Bargaining Bill
  Two years after Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s anti-union Act 10 became law, the numbers show that this signature piece of legislative overreach has had its intended effect: draining unions of their members and therefore their resources.   Daniel Bice of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel shows that tens of thousands of workers have left...
Jun
2013
17

Supreme Court Will Not Review Ralph’s Grocery Request to Deny UFCW Picketing Rights

Supreme Court Will Not Review Ralph's Grocery Request to Deny UFCW Picketing Rights
  If the good news about the Supreme Court’s decision regarding Arizona’s restrictive voter ID law hasn’t satisfied your human rights’ appetite for the day, look no further than California where SCOTUS has denied a review of Ralph’s Grocery Company v. United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 8. This...
Jun
2013
7

Multitude of Unions Establish Relief Funds, Travel to Oklahoma to Help with Recovery

Multitude of Unions Establish Relief Funds, Travel to Oklahoma to Help with Recovery
  As the rebuilding of Oklahoma begins despite tornado season being in full swing, labor unions across the nation are playing a vital role in providing relief to those affected.   Solidarity is a natural part of the union experience and is translating into action in the Sooner State. Among the unions setting up funds [&hellip...
Apr
2012
2

PHOTOS: Missouri IBEW, LIUNA, UFCW, IAM, Other Union Members Rally at the State Capitol

PHOTOS: Missouri IBEW, LIUNA, UFCW, IAM, Other Union Members Rally at the State Capitol
We Are Missouri has a great photo set from last week’s rally at the Missouri state capitol. The effort, which drew members of the IBEW, Sprinklerfitters, LIUNA, IUOE, UFCW and several other unions, was intended to stem the rising “Right-to-Work” tide in the state. From the We Are Missouri web page: Thousands of union members...