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Lawsuit Accuses Trader Joe’s Of Unethical Business Practices

Two Southland vendors are taking the specialty grocery store chain to court over alleged manipulative business practices, breaking contracts and intentionally interfering with vendor relationships.


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Study: 1 In 3 Grocery Workers Receive Some Type Of Public Assistance

One out of three grocery workers in California is receiving some type of public assistance while one in five rations the food he or she helps sell, according to a study released Monday.


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Grocery Workers Return To Talks With SoCal Supermarket Chains

Union members returned to negotiations Monday with three of the Southland’s largest grocery chains.


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Pacoima Lawmaker Pushes For Statewide Ban On Plastic Bags

An increasing number of retailers in Southern California no longer provide plastic bags for customers – and now one local lawmaker wants the ban to go statewide.


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Grocers Ditch Self-Checkout Lanes Over Customer Service, Shoplifting Fears

At least two Southland grocery chains are pulling the plug on self-checkout lanes.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/09/2012


Coupon Queen Teri Gault Shares Her Top 10 Money Saving Tips

Extreme couponers listen up! Teri Gault, founder of The Grocery Game, has her top 10 saving tips for 2012.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/06/2012

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Strike Averted? Grocery Workers To Vote On New Contract Friday

Southern California grocery workers will vote on a new contract Friday. If it’s approved as expected, a crippling supermarket strike will be averted.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/23/2011

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Grocery Stores Remain Open, But Strike Threat Looms

Grocery stores will remain open Monday, but a strike threat still looms as stores and workers negotiate a contract.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/19/2011

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Grocery Workers Could Strike As Early As Sunday Night

Grocery workers upset with sluggish contract negotiations could strike as early as Sunday night.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/16/2011

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No Paper Or Plastic? LA Shoppers Wary Of Proposed ‘Nightmare’ Ban

The effort may sound like a political long-shot, but one city councilman thinks the public will eventually warm up to the initiative.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–09/07/2011

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Smaller Stores Hope To Cash In On Potential Grocery Workers Strike

A looming labor strike at three of the Southland’s biggest supermarket chains may mean bigger profits for some of their smaller competitors.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–08/29/2011

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Grocery Workers To Vote On Contract, Strike Authorization

Unionized grocery workers across the Southland are voting on a controversial health care proposal, as well as whether to authorize a strike.


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Study: Healthy Diets Costs Families Up To $400 More In Grocery Bills

Shoppers who want to go organic are shelling out hundreds of dollars more per year – even for small items like potatoes.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–08/04/2011

Thousands of strikers and supporters rally at a Pavilions supermarket December 16, 2003 in Beverly Hills, California. A large union that represents janitors and other service workers plans to demonstrate outside a major Southland grocery store Monday to show support for the unionized grocery workers who have had no contract for more than three months.  (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Grocery Workers To Rally At Multiple Stores Ahead Of Possible Strike

The Service Employees International Union will demonstrate at a Ralphs supermarket in Inglewood and six other stores to show support for local grocery workers.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–06/27/2011

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Results Of Grocery Workers’ Strike Authorization Vote Expected Thursday

More than 60,000 Southern California grocery workers have cast their votes on whether to authorize a strike if contract talks with three of the nation’s largest supermarket chains break down.