Posts tagged Local 7
A surge in retail union organizing is the surest sign yet that workers are fed up
March 29, 2022 // It's a trend born from pandemic-fueled discontent. Once hailed as "essential" and given "hero pay," workers have seen their wages flatline as company profits rise and CEO pay soars. They've worked through COVID waves, had coworkers die, and experienced harassment at the hands of customers who don't want to wear masks.
Paid To Picket: King Soopers Employees Share Reason For Getting Paid To Strike
January 19, 2022 // For each eight hour day of picket duty, the UFCW gives them $160. There’s an $800 per week maximum. CBS4’s Rick Sallinger asked one striker, “So if you are making more money, what’s the incentive to go back to work?”