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Portlanders support California supermarket workers (tags)
Yesterday, a crowd of about 50 rallied at the Safeway at 1100 NE Broadway in Portland to support the 70,000 workers who have been locked out of Southern California supermarkets for insisting on keeping hard-fought health benefits in the face of austerity plans being imposed by the big supermarket chains. See here for previous feature. Supporters marched into the store, up and down the aisles, chanting "Boycott Safeway!" and demanding fairness for workers and affordable health care for all...
"Supermarket Chains victory will set tone for other labor negociations" LA Time (tags)
LA Times article "The chains, supported by many Wall Street analysts, say they're willing to endure the costs of the Southern California dispute to win a cost-saving contract that sets the tone for other labor negotiations coming due elsewhere in the country." Link below