Striking Workers, Stop & Shop Reach Tentative Contract Agreement

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Striking Stop & Shop workers in Dorchester. (Jenna Fisher/Patch)

Reprinted from The New York Times by The Associated Press on April 21, 2019.

Stop & Shop supermarket workers and company officials reached a tentative contract agreement Sunday that includes wage increases for all associates and maintains health coverage, according to news releases from both parties.

The company said the agreement ends employee strikes that started April 11 at 240 Stop & Shop stores in Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut.

The tentative three-year agreement with the United Food and Commercial Workers union is subject to ratification votes by members of each of the union locals, the company said. …

NY Times 4/21

 

Talks Resume Sunday Between Striking Workers, Stop & Shop

Reprinted from The Washington Post by The Associated Press on April 21, 2019.

Striking Stop & Shop supermarket workers and company officials are resuming negotiations.

Representatives for both sides tell The Boston Globe that bargaining will resume on Sunday. Talks went late into the night on Saturday.

United Food and Commercial Workers union members at 240 Stop & Shop stores in Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut went on strike on April 11.

They are protesting what they call cuts to health care and take-home pay in the company’s latest contract proposal. …

The Washington Post 4/21

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