Labor News


NAACP rallies for grocery workers, labor rights

Hundreds of delegates to the NAACP's 102nd convention marched in support of UFCW, which is in negotiations with supermarket companies.


Neighborhood Grocery Initiative takes on non-union megastores

United Food and Commercial Workers Local 5  in northern California  says the year 2011 poses unprecedented challenges for its members working in the grocery industry.


Labor board calls for new election at Berkeley Bowl

A long-simmering labor struggle at the popular Berkeley Bowl Marketplace supermarket has taken a new turn with the National Labor Relations Board's year-end announcement that it has ordered a rerun of a June 2010 election to decertify United Food and Commercial Workers Local 5.


Give us our rights, workers tell Rite Aid

Accusing retail giant Rite Aid of "stalling" tactics, hundreds of workers and supporters from California, Pennsylvania and New York marched on the company's annual shareholder meeting.


Supermarket workers fight to bag a fair deal

NEW YORK - With a possible strike approaching, thousands of Stop and Shop, Pathmark and King Kullen workers are urging the public to plan to buy their July 4 cookout ingredients elsewhere.


Community supports Berkeley Bowl workers

BERKELEY, Calif. - Workers at the popular Berkeley Bowl Marketplace supermarket here have fought hard to have a union, overcoming numerous unfair labor practices as well as efforts by pro-management employees to decertify the union.