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"Grocery Wars"

        In an article entitled, Grocery Wars: Supermarkets face new challenges as consumers shop around, Joan Verdon outlines that now, more so than ever, consumers are using the “shop-around” method of supermarket buying. Gone are the days where someone went to one store once a week for the families shopping in a one stop fashion.

Annual Shop Stewards Seminar 2017

             On the brisk Tuesday morning of October 17th, John T. Niccollai, President of the Local 464A addressed the Shop Stewards of 2017’s annual Shop Stewards Seminar. “If you leave here today, knowing more than you did this morning, today will have been a success”, Niccollai prompted the Stewards to give each and every speaker and their presentation their undivided attention with the sole purpose being-- to learn.

Jim Perkins Named President of Safeway East

                On October 17, 2017, Jim Perkins was named President of Safeway’s Eastern Division. Albertsons, the parent company of several major supermarket chains including ACME Markets and Safeway, named their new Eastern Regional President, only thirteen months after naming Dan Valenzuela as President who reportedly "left the company to pursue other opportunities”, according to an article featured in Washington Business Journal.

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.

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