Tag Archives: UFCW Local 7

Time for scabs to get the hell off welfare

Since Safeway and Kroger have had at their count 3700 workers standing ready to take the jobs of the union workers, (the Union workers who actually BUILT the company) that means they haven’t been working or finding work anywhere else. … Continue reading

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Buy Nothing Day 2009 now Wildcat Strike

Do you recognize the cat at right? It might be a child’s zoo animal rubber stamp if it didn’t look so angry. This is a stencil that dates to the Wobblies, when working men were angry. When labor organizers had … Continue reading

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Big Week

Today is the International Day of Peace, or as it has become known outside our borders, Anti-American Day. By coincidence, the Pentagon announced today the US must increase its troop levels in Afghanistan or peace will win. On Wednesday pro-Israeli-expansion … 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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Colorado Springs Calendar MAY 2009

MAY 2009 1- May Day: International Workers Day 4- Tobias Wolff, Reading at CC, Armstrong Theatre, 7pm 9- UFCW Local 7 contract expires with Safeway workers 15- NAKBA commemoration 17- CFP Protest of PRO-ISRAEL RALLY, City Auditorium, 3pm-6pm 18- Senator … Continue reading

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