Posts tagged United Food and Commercial Workers Local 7

    Denver Processing Plant Votes to Strike

    December 13, 2022 // A JBS owned case ready meat operation in Denver has voted unanimously to strike. United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 7 members from the Denver Processing plant, authorized the strike unanimously on Saturday, citing unfair labor practices. A spokesperson from UFCW told Northern Ag Network; negotiations are ramping up after all 200 members of UFCW voted for the strike. This follows months of negotiations after alleged unfair labor practices

    Employees at Trader Joe’s store in western Massachusetts vote to form chain’s first union

    July 29, 2022 // Workers from at least two other Trader Joe’s locations have initiated unionization efforts. Employees at a Minneapolis location have a union vote scheduled for Aug. 11 and 12, while the United Food and Commercial Workers Local 7 on Tuesday filed a union election petition with the National Labor Relations Board on behalf of crew members at a Boulder, Colorado store. Trader Joe's workers are part of a nationwide wave of employees at major companies who have or are attempting to unionize in an effort to secure a bigger say in their work conditions and compensation. Hadley, CEO Dan Bane, pay, benefits, safety, Maeg Yosef, Nakia Rohde,

    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?”