In the Feb. 19 editorial “Three Years Later: California Labor Pacts' Aftermath,” David Merrefield makes some inaccurate statements about United Food and Commercial Workers members in the supermarket industry. He bases his editorial on the notion that two-tier contracts aren't a big deal.
He's wrong. Jack Brown, Stater Bros. chief executive officer, made a point of addressing the second tier when connecting his company's newly ratified agreement with UFCW members. Gelsons agreed to a s