Foodmaxx Members Authorize Strike
In meetings taking place throughout Local 5 in Northern California this week, Food Maxx members overwhelmingly approved a rejection of the company’s contract proposals and authorized Local 5 to take strike action if necessary. In one of the largest membership turnouts in terms of percentages of any employer under contract with Local 5, Food Maxx employees granted strike authorization by a significant 88% margin.
Further meetings with the company will continue on August 19th. Local 5 representatives expect to receive an improved offer based on information the company provided to employees since the announcement that Local 5 would seek strike authorization from their membership
Please continue to access Local 5’s website for updates. Union Representatives will be visiting Food Maxx stores frequently to update employees as contract talks continue.