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TO ALL ACME MEMBERS FROM PRESIDENT JOHN T. NICCOLLAI

TO ALL ACME MEMBERS FROM PRESIDENT JOHN T. NICCOLLAI

FEBRUARY 24, 2017

As we all know today was the deadline to reach the threshold of separating 49 people from the Company under the Voluntary Layoff Program with Separation Pay. We failed to meet the threshold of 49 workers and that program is now terminated. I am pleased to announce that the Company has notified the Union that the reduction/layoff of 73 Full-time people will be placed on hold.

TO ALL ACME MEMBERS FROM PRESIDENT JOHN T. NICCOLLAI

TO ALL ACME MEMBERS FROM PRESIDENT JOHN T. NICCOLLAI

JANUARY 31, 2017

VOLUNTARY LAYOFF PROGRAM WITH SEPARATION PAY AS FINALIZED BY THE COMPANY FOR FULL TIME EMPLOYEES WORKING IN OUR NEW JERSEY/LOCAL 464A STORES

The following information has been distributed by ACME today which clarifies our website posting of January 30, 2017.  We will reproduce the Company document in it's entirety, and then we will comment on several specific issues.

VOLUNTARY LAYOFF PROGRAM WITH SEPARATION PAY

TO ALL ACME MEMBERS FROM PRESIDENT JOHN T. NICCOLLAI

TO ALL ACME MEMBERS
FROM PRESIDENT JOHN T. NICCOLLAI
JANUARY 20, 2017

Your Union wishes to report that a meeting was held today between ACME, Local 464A and two other Local Unions in the Region also experiencing staffing issues.  The meeting lasted several hours and included input from our International.

Numerous options were discussed and all parties agreed that there would be a subsequent meeting on Wednesday, January 25, 2017 in an attempt to best resolve the problem.

TO ALL ACME MEMBERS FROM PRESIDENT JOHN T. NICCOLLAI

TO ALL ACME MEMBERS
FROM PRESIDENT JOHN T. NICCOLLAI
JANUARY 13, 2017

A quick update to inform all our ACME members that the Company and the Union did meet at 10:00 A.M. on Thursday, January 12, 2017.   The meeting dealt almost exclusively with seniority issues.

For our members who came on board with ACME from A&P, Pathmark or any Related Banners, seniority from ACME and the preexisting Banner will be added together to determine seniority among that group.  

TO ALL ACME MEMBERS FROM PRESIDENT JOHN T. NICCOLLAI

TO ALL ACME MEMBERS
FROM PRESIDENT JOHN T. NICCOLLAI
JANUARY 6, 2017

In order to reduce the tension between ACME and the Union and, further, in order to provide an environment more conducive to meaningful negotiations, we have removed yesterday’s notice from our website.

In the interim, all members should be aware that the Company has agreed not to go into the stores today and make any announcements concerning layoffs or reductions.  The Union and the Company have further agreed that we will continue to negotiate concerning this paramount issue of staffing.

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