Posts tagged Local 555
New Seasons Employees Have Filed for Union Elections
June 2, 2022 // The separate announcements and filings were deliberate: Employees of the independent New Seasons Labor Union decided to represent themselves without an established union partner. “We decided that the best way for us to be heard was for us to represent ourselves,” a New Seasons Labor Union organizer told the Mercury.
Union grocery workers reach tentative agreement, ending strike at Fred Meyer, QFC stores
December 18, 2021 // The union representing thousands of Oregon grocery workers reached a tentative labor agreement with management Friday night, ending a strike that was scheduled to run through Christmas Eve. The United Food and Commercial Workers Local 555, representing many employees at Fred Meyer and Quality Food Centers stores, says the new agreement provides significant wage increases and workplace protections, new retirement and healthcare benefits.
Strike threat looms as grocery union, Kroger bargaining resumes
December 13, 2021 // The average hourly wage for a Fred Meyer associate in Oregon is $17.29 per hour, the company said. The average total compensation, it said, is almost $23 per hour. https://www.opb.org/article/2021/12/13/kroger-strike-ufcw555-oregon-fred-meyer-workers-qfc-union-united-food-and-commericial-workers/