Tag Archives: United Food and Commercial Workers

Ikea factory workers organized by IAM, who will unionize the retail employees?

Ikea factory workers in Danville, Virginia, voted to unionize. Did they do it alone? No, they joined the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (Upside for Ikea, its customers can pretend their prefab furniture is tooled by rocket scientists). … Continue reading

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Morons at AFL-CIO say AT&T/T-Mobile merger will benefit union workers

That’s the problem with unions. Collective bargaining is key to making capitalists heed the people, but the big unions are co-opted by back- peddling idiots. Aka, counter-revolutionaries. The AFL-CIO praised this merger because the unionized AT&T will absorb the non-union … Continue reading

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King Sooper UFCW members hang tough

COLORADO SPRINGS- King Sooper UFCW Local 7 members vote this week. Local activists are ready to join their brethren at the picket line. If the supermarket giants persist in their efforts to deny workers benefits and living wages, they might … Continue reading

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UFCW holding firm against supermarkets

COLO. SPRINGS- Local supermarkets Safeway and King Sooper have begun playing hardball with their workers. As contracts have officially expired, managers are calling the police when union stewards visit the stores trying to communicate with UFCW members.

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UFCW gets help from masked man V

Local UFCW members decide this weekend whether to accept Safeway’s contract cuts. Who is that masked man? “..where once you had the freedom to object, to think and speak as you saw fit, you now have censors and systems of … Continue reading

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Support UFCW Local 7, shop elsewhere

UCFW Local 7 workers, the people who look after you at Albertsons, Safeway and King Soopers, may have to go on strike on Saturday in a bid to save their retirement, benefits and hours. As it is they’ve already conceded … Continue reading

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Safeway, King Soopers want you to scab

COLO. SPRINGS- The notice on the supermarket door reads “Due to a possible labor dispute Safeway is now accepting applications for temporary employment.” UFCW Local 7 is predicted to go on strike this weekend. Instead of working toward a settlement, … Continue reading

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Don’t be a strikebreaker!

The major grocery store chains here in Colorado are planning to attack their workers next week by forcing a strike. At issue is that they want to destroy the pensions of these workers so don’t break their strike by crossing … Continue reading

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