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.
The Service Employees International Union will demonstrate at a Ralphs supermarket in Inglewood and six other stores to show support for local grocery workers.
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.
It may be a case of deja vu as employees at three major California grocery store chains consider striking – a move that could happen in the next few weeks.
Southern California grocery workers have voted to allow their union to call a strike against three major supermarket chains if contract talks break down.
Grocery store workers at Southland area markets are voting Wednesday whether or not to authorize a strike.
The union for Southern California grocery store workers will ask more than 60,000 members to authorize a strike, arguing that supermarket giants are dragging their feet in contract talks.
Union drivers and warehouse workers for some of the biggest supermarket chains in the Southland are set to receive a pay hike after months of negotiations.