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News

November 23rd, 2021

Union-Related Paycheck Deductions to Stop Until Further Notice

As you know, UFCW Local 555 provided notice to the company on November 18 that it was withdrawing the contract extension, and this extension would expire on November 28, 2021.

What happens next?

On November 23, we notified UFCW Local 555 that with the pay period beginning November 28, we will utilize our legal right to no longer deduct union dues, initiation fees, or other union-related deductions from associates’ paychecks until further notice.

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News & Negotiations Updates

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Negotiations

Negotiations

November 22nd, 2021

Update on Local 555 negotiations from Fred Meyer President Dennis Gibson

Click to see Fred Meyer President Dennis Gibson providing an update on negotiations with Local 555. 

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Negotiations

November 19th, 2021

UFCW Local 555 Prematurely Cancels Extension

UFCW Local 555 provided notice to the company on November 18 that it was withdrawing the contract extension and it would expire on November 28, 2021. This is premature and extremely concerning as to why the union has ...

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Negotiations

November 12th, 2021

Negotiations Update with UFCW Local 555

The Fred Meyer and UFCW Local 555 bargaining committees met on November 10 and 11 to continue discussions. This is the fifth series of meetings with UFCW Local 555 to discuss your new contract.

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Negotiations

October 1st, 2021

Bargaining Resumes with UFCW Local 555 – Discussions on Workplace Safety

The company and union bargaining committees met this week to continue discussions for your new contract. We discussed the union’s proposal regarding shootings, other violent attacks, and emergencies at stores as well ...

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Negotiations

July 23rd, 2021

Fred Meyer and UFCW Local 555 Negotiations Continue

Fred Meyer and the union bargaining committees met this week to continue discussions on a new contract for the associates represented by a collective bargaining agreement with UFCW Local 555.  In these meetings, the c...

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