Seattle Clerks, Teamsters to Vote on New Contracts

More than 20,000 retail clerks and 2,500 Teamsters at over 200 stores in the Puget Sound area are scheduled to vote in the next few days on new three-year agreements with Albertsons; Kroger Co. — represented here by Fred Meyer and QFC; and Safeway.

SEATTLE — More than 20,000 retail clerks and 2,500 Teamsters at over 200 stores in the Puget Sound area are scheduled to vote in the next few days on new three-year agreements with Albertsons; Kroger Co. — represented here by Fred Meyer and QFC; and Safeway. The unions have indicated they will recommend a “yes” vote on the agreement. The new contract will succeed one that expired May 5. While both sides have agreed not to release details of the contract before voting takes place, local source

Register to view the full article

TAGS: News