April 2, 2020
Both Kroger and Albertsons/Vons have committed to prevent overcrowding in their stores but we know that they are not enforcing this rule consistently. By leaving the enforcement up to the store managers, we know it is not getting done.
We are asking you to please send photos whenever your store is crowded beyond what’s safe so we can show the company the results of leaving this important policy to the store manager’s discretion.
Please share these photos with us so we can forward to the company.
Send to firstname.lastname@example.org
Subject line: Crowded Store (include your store number in the subject line)
Reminder: Answer the call, at 7pm
Tele Town Hall – Friday, April 3rd, 7pm – Retail Food and Pharmacy Stewards, Leaders, Activists, Only
Tele Town Hall – Monday, April 6th, 7pm – All active retail food and drug members
March 31, 2020
EXTENDED BENEFIT ELIGIBILITY– Food Division
An agreement has been reached with our FOOD Trust Fund, to extend benefit eligibility for union grocery workers who lose eligibility due to insufficient hours worked and who are receiving unemployment insurance or state disability benefits for reasons directly related to the current Coronavirus pandemic. This benefit eligibility extension will be in effect until the end of June but may be extended.
LA COUNTY ORDINANCE – Building a model for all cities
Ordinance would mandate health and safety measures and priority access to COVID-19 testing for grocery and drug store and food delivery workers in Los Angeles County.
TELL THE GOVERNOR – Sign the petition
Nearly 30,000 emails and growing, tell Gov. Gavin Newsom to take Executive action to support union grocery, drug, cannabis, and Kaiser healthcare workers.
SAVE THE DATE – Tele Town Hall, Monday, April 6th, 7pm
Answer the call on Monday, at 7pm for a live discussion with President John Grant and team, as we take your questions and update you on actions your union is fighting for – protections, wages, scheduling, extended benefits, member remote services and more. This call is for all active retail food and drug members.