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A potential strike against UNFI was called off.
Impacted stores could include the Whole Foods, Stop & Shop and Foodtown chains.
“It was pretty tough. There was a real possibility that Sunday morning we were going to be on a line with all the picket...
A tentative contract agreement averting a strike by approximately 8,000 members of Local 1-2 of the Utility Workers Union of America against Con Edison...
Ahold Delhaize's second quarter net income of $374.6 million was down from approximately $457 million a year earlier.
Nursing homes that serve Medicaid patients would receive a 2% rate increase in July 2019, a 1% bump in October 2020 and a 1% raise in January 2021.
At issue are wages – SEIU is seeking raises of 4 percent in 2019 and another 4 percent in 2020 – and inadequate staffing ratios at nursing homes.
Employees also receive retroactive pay for the period when their original contract ended through the new contract's ratification.
Gov. Ned Lamont avoided comment on the strike and used his Twitter feed to praise Tiger Woods' golfing success.
Connecticut State Attorney General William Tong joined the picket line at the Stop & Shop in Southington, tweeting out his support of the job walkout.
The supermarket chain issued a statement insisting it has "contingency plans in place to minimize disruption."
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