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ACME CONTRACT RATIFICATION VOTE TABULATION - DECEMBER 03, 2016

ACME CONTRACT RATIFICATION VOTE TABULATION

FROM PRESIDENT JOHN T. NICCOLLAI

DECEMBER 3, 2016

President Niccollai reported that the Contract Committee opened the Secret Ballot boxes and tabulated the results of the Contract Ratification Vote as follows:

TOTAL NUMBER OF VOTES CAST:                                      1,176

TOTAL NUMBER OF YES VOTES:                                         1,160

TOTAL NUMBER OF NO VOTES;                                              13

ACME Contract Negotiations Update - 12/2/16

ACME CONTRACT NEGOTIATIONS UPDATE
FROM PRESIDENT JOHN T. NICCOLLAI
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2016

President Niccollai reported that we have reached an outstanding Contract Settlement with ACME Markets on behalf of the membership.  The Contract Committee voted unanimously to recommend ratification to the members concerning the Agreement.

Some of the Highlights are as follows:

ACME Contract Negotiations Update - 12/1/16

ACME CONTRACT NEGOTIATIONS UPDATE
FROM PRESIDENT JOHN T. NICCOLLAI
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2016

The Company has notified the Union that they are prepared to meet again tomorrow, December 2, 2016 at 10:00 A.M.  As you know from our last update, negotiations broke off on a bad note Wednesday, when the Company was criticized for not making a meaningful proposal in an attempt to reach a contract agreement.

Prepackaged Meat Update from President John T. Niccollai

Prepackaged Meat Update from President John T. Niccollai
November 18, 2016

As all our Brothers and Sisters know, UFCW Local 464A has not looked favorably on the introduction of prepackaged meat by Stop & Shop and others. Our experience has indicated that some companies, such as Pathmark, destroyed their business and ultimately went bankrupt, along with A&P, after the total introduction of prepackaged meat failed miserably.

ACME Contract Negotiations Update - 11/15/16

ACME CONTRACT NEGOTIATONS UPDATE
FROM PRESIDENT JOHN T. NICCOLLAI
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2016

The Company presented the Negotiating Committee today with a second Company proposal in an attempt to reach an agreement with the Local Union.  Although there were several areas of progress, the proposal in its entirety falls short of our needs and fails to address many of our concerns.  A synopsis of the Company’s proposal is as follows:

1.  Proposed language to address inequities in the event of increases in the minimum wage.

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