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Action Alert! Pressure Safeway to Post Warnings on Mercury-contaminated Seafood (tags)
This week, with the placement of a full page ad in the New York Times, an environmental organization launched a new campaign aimed at national grocer retailer Safeway for its failure to warn customers nation-wide about mercury-contaminated seafood. We need people mobilized at Safeway stores across the nation! Take action at your local Safeway, and make your voices heard.
The Fight in California (tags)
Two weeks, the supermarket workers in northern California had a protest, against the efforts of Safeway and other strong chains of cutting again the health insurance in the negotiations of a new union contract in this part of the neighbor of the north.
Grocery Settlement at What Cost? (tags)
It appears that the proposed contract settlement will be at a huge cost to future employees. Would that the leadership matched the membership in determination and courage!
CBS Market Watch: Gains by Safeway, Kroger hold retail index in check (tags)
Please read the following report. If you know people in other states that are union or support the union, tell them to expand their boycott to Kroger!
Action at a Safeway in Tempe (tags)
In support of striking grocery workers in California 20 people held a demo pointing out the awful health-code violations at the Safeway store, 926 E. Broadway in Tempe AZ on Sunday 2-22-04.
Grocery workers win lawmakers’ backing (tags)
LOS ANGELES – If Safeway and its CEO Steve Burd have their way, the 21st century will have conditions more like the 19th century for working families, said Connie Leyva, president of Local 1428 of the United Food and Commercial Workers, speaking to a panel led by four Democratic California congresspeople.
Oakland Safeway Rally (tags)
The Safeway rally in Oakland was a study in contrasts - the fighting spirit of workers vs. the timidity of the official union leadership
Clergy leave on pilmigrage to pray for Steven Burd's shriveled soul (tags)
A bus pilgrimage left from a Vons this morning to hold a prayer vigil at Safeway CEO Steven Burd's home. Speakers at the boarding rally included Jews, Muslims, Christians
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...
Misleaders’ Strategy Undermines Grocery Strike (tags)
"The strategy of relying on token informational pickets in in northern California, rather than extending the strike, is part of a loosing strategy by the UFCW bureaucrats that is defeating the strike. With a defeat in southern California it will be easy to extract concessions here. Victory will only come through real solidarity, with a militant rank and file class struggle leadership in the union that challenges the career bureaucrats for the continued life of the union!" --Steve Argue
SF Solidarity With So Cal Grocery Workers (tags)
On Saturday, several hundred people braved the San Francisco rain to protest in front of the Safeway in support of the striking UFCW workers.
Building Bridges Radio-The Southern California Supermarket Strike/Lockout (tags)
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report presents this 27 minute radio program. TO LISTEN CLICK ON INDYMEDIA LINK
Safeway Labor Costs Eclipsed by Bad Management (tags)
(Found this on the union website.) Safeway Chairman Burd's royal screwup of the Dominick's chain acquisition cost the stockholders a billion dollars. Now he tries to balance his losses by cutting wages.
“ATTACK OF THE CLONES” HITS SANTA MONICA VON’S (tags)
As part of a National Day of Action, Consumers in over 100 Cities Leaflet and Protest Outside Safeway (Von’s), Shaw’s, Publix, Food Lion and Food Emporium
Jeanne Merrill Confronts CEO and President of Safeway Supermarkets Steven Burns (tags)
Jeanne Merrill from Greenpeace stood up in a large crowd on April,23 at The M.I.L.K.E.N.Conference in Beverly Hills,CA and presented CEO of Safeway Steven Burns with "The Unsafeway Award"for Unsafe and Untested Genetically Engineered ingredients in the Safeway name brand products.The Crowd Applauds!She asks "Are consumers really in the drvers seat"? The majority of consumers want to know what is in a product. With no labeling of GMO`s your rights have been violated.