Local 7 members ratify 2 year contract extension

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Local 7 members ratify 2 year contract extension

  1. 1. Local 7 Members Ratify Two Year Contract Extension! Thousands of Local 7 members at King Soopers, Safeway,Smith Foods, Albertson’s LLC and City Market ratified a twoyear contract extension covering retail and meat workersthroughout Colorado and Wyoming.  A total of 58 ratification meetings were held in cities and towns throughout Colorado and Wyoming in April and May. Meetings were personally conducted by Local 7 President, Kim Cordova and Local 7 executive staff.  The two year extension will bring stability and security for Local 7 members during these hard economic times, until 2015.  The contract negotiated by your Union assures that members will have quality health care benefits until 2015.  Local 7 President Kim Cordova said “we succeeded in stabilizing the health benefit plan by negotiating an additional 11 million dollars in employer contributions.”  In addition, members will also receive hard money increases, and more than 7,000 vendor stocking grievances were settled. In tough times it takes a tough Union!                                                                                         

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