September 20, 2015
UFCW Local 648 and UFCW 8-Golden State have scheduled additional meetings with Safeway during the month of June. We will continue to address the many important issues within the Collective Bargaining Agreement as we work to achieve the best possible agreement that meets the needs of our members.
In the meantime, your contract remains in effect and your current benefit and pension plans are secure. There is no need to rush the process. Continue to visit your union website at ufcw648.org or our Facebook Page and stay informed for the latest information regarding bargaining.
Thanks for your patience and for your ongoing support of your union.
Your new pay rate should reflected on your next paycheck. Retro pay and bonus will be paid out prior to March 1, 2015.
Your Union negotiation committee met with your employer and nothing acceptable to the committee resulted
NO votes: 60%; YES votes: 40%
Package includes a copy of the proposed contract, summary page and voting ballot. Please mail your ballot in as soon as possible but no later that August 19th to assure that your vote is counted. We are counting ballots on Friday, August 22nd at 10 am.
We have reached a tentative agreement! Details to follow soon.
Negotiation meetings held on June 18th & June 19th, currently our positions are still far apart. More details to follow.
Contract negotiations are underway with fellow Walgreens members and Local 648 officers working together at the negotiation table. The first negotiation meetings were held on April 21st & April 22nd, 2014.