February 24, 2017 - MINNEAPOLIS -- Workers at Linden Hills Co-op won their election Thursday to form a union with the United Food and Commercial Workers, Local 653 (link is external). Eight-five percent of workers voted in favor of unionization in balloting conducted by the National Labor Relations Board (link is external).
By Sarah Halzack February 15, On a busy street in Fredericksburg, Va., a tall, black security fence guards a sprawling — and, for now, largely empty — brick-and-glass building.
By Josh Kosman - February 5, 2017 - If you’re a robot stealing somebody’s job, it’s best to stay hidden.
ROSEVILLE, CA (Friday, January 13, 2017) — After lengthy and complex negotiations, UFCW 8-Golden State has reached tentative agreements for members working at both Save Mart/Lucky and FoodMaxx in Northern California.
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January 3, 2017 • 5 min read by Bob Sullivan -- Next time you run to the grocery store for bread and milk, you might find yourself staying for a champagne tasting. Or seduced by Comice Pears. Or perhaps you’ll just stay home and cook the elicoidali pasta and mascarpone cheese from your Blue Apron box.
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Dec. 20, 2016, 9:24am - SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – A San Francisco consumer has filed a class action lawsuit over allegations that a spice product contained high levels of lead.
The largest union representing grocery-store workers has come out strongly against Amazon.com’s launch of a store sans cashiers, a sign of how a recent generation of futuristic technology comes with a dose of angst for big parts of the workforce.