Local 5 Clarifies Save Mart Lucky Position on Status of Contract

Save Mart Lucky Update April 22, 2016 Local 5 Clarifies Company’s Position on Status of Contract Save Mart/Lucky recently placed a misleading communication on their website, which some store managers downloaded and posted in the store. The communication stated that the imposed agreement was found to have not violated the law, according to the National Labor Relations Board.   Local […]

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Save Mart-Lucky Update

Lucky Update 4-7-16 Local 5 President John Nunes and two representatives of the International Union met in San Francisco on April 6, 2016 to continue discussions with Save Mart/Lucky stores. Present from the company were the Director of Save Mart operations and one of the co-Presidents. It was the first time the Union had met with Save Mart’s Director. The […]

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Local 5 Reaches Agreement with Multiple Employers

2016 is off to a quick start with contract negotiations at Local 5. In the past few weeks contracts have been tentatively agreed and several have been voted on by members at the following workplaces: Diablo Foods, Lafayette Piazza’s Fine Foods, West Bay Draegar’s, multiple locations Fred Finch Youth Center, Oakland Gallo Salame (Tyson Foods), San Lorenzo Raley’s, multiple locations […]

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Lucky-SaveMart Update Meetings Begin: Friday Evening Meeting Added in Brentwood

Local 5 Lucky-SaveMart update meetings began the morning of February 24 in Hayward and Martinez. Meetings will continue throughout the jurisdiction of the local through next week. Here is a complete list of meeting times and locations: Wednesday February 24, 9am & 6pm Hayward Union Office 28870 Mission Boulevard Hayward, CA 94544 Martinez Union Office 1121 Alhambra Avenue Martinez, CA […]

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Update on Safeway Payroll Issues

Latest Developments on Safeway Payroll Problems Local 5 met with Safeway representatives on February 18th to discuss the continuing payroll challenges the company has experienced for the past several months. Hundreds of Local 5 members have experienced shortages on their retroactive wage increase in addition to many other weekly earnings mistakes. Safeway representatives assured Local 5 that they are working […]

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Local 5 Calls SaveMart-Lucky Informational Meetings: Updated

Lucky-SaveMart Negotiations Update Lucky-Save Mart Member Meetings Called Beginning February 24   Local 5 is calling for all SaveMart-Lucky members to attend informational meetings beginning the week of February 21. Meetings will be held at the following times and locations: Wednesday February 24, 9am & 6pm Hayward Union Office 28870 Mission Boulevard Hayward, CA 94544 Martinez Union Office 1121 Alhambra […]

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Local 5 Ag Division Organizes Monterey Mushroom Subsidiary

Local 5’s Agricultural Division has successfully organized Mushroom Farms Inc. a subsidiary of Monterey Mushroom, located in Aromas, CA. 80 new members, and more coming on board on a seasonal basis, are now a part of Local 5. On January 4 the workers at the facility, who produce some of the finest gourmet mushrooms anywhere, voted overwhelmingly to join the union. The new […]

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Local 5 Takes on Safeway Payroll Problems

Since Safeway’s buyout by the private equity company Cerberus, the Safeway division has experienced significant payroll malfunctions due to the integration of other payroll systems with that of Safeway. Local 5 has been monitoring this matter very closely and has involved our attorney firm to assess if any laws have been violated. Local 5 has also filed numerous grievances for […]

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