A tentative agreement between grocery store owners and workers was reached Monday, possibly averting a Southland supermarket strike, according to the employees’ union.
Grocery stores will remain open Monday, but a strike threat still looms as stores and workers negotiate a contract.
A union representing workers at three major grocery chains in Southern California is distributing picket signs as the clock ticks toward the end of a 3-day notice period required before calling a strike.
At least two Southern California supermarket chains are threatening to close some or all of their stores if union workers walk out this weekend.
Grocery workers upset with sluggish contract negotiations could strike as early as Sunday night.
Southern California grocery workers say they’re fed up with inaction in their eight-month contract negotiations and are moving closer to a strike.
A looming labor strike at three of the Southland’s biggest supermarket chains may mean bigger profits for some of their smaller competitors.
Southland grocery workers and union officials staged a rally Monday in another push for a new contract, stressing they do not want to go on strike.
Thousands of Southern California grocery workers have voted overwhelmingly to reject a health care proposal from major supermarket chains and authorize their union leaders to call a strike, a spokesman said Sunday.
Thousands of Southern California grocery workers are voting on whether to approve a health care proposal by major supermarket chains or to give union leaders power to call a strike.
Unionized grocery workers across the Southland are voting on a controversial health care proposal, as well as whether to authorize a strike.
The Rev. Jesse Jackson has joined Southern California grocery workers who are fighting proposed health care hikes in a contract struggle with major supermarket chains.
Grocery workers gathered in Burbank Sunday to prepare and train picket captains in case negotiations with Southern California’s grocery stores continue to languish.
Picketers are outside three Ralphs supermarkets Wednesday, in what could be a preview of another grocery workers strike.
Dozens of grocery store workers marched from a Vons in Hollywood to an Albertson’s in Los Feliz to demand a fair and timely union contract while avoiding major health care increases.