Inside UFCW Local 464A

ShopRite's Butchers "A Cut Above" and the Importance of Fresh Cut Beef

             Local supermarkets are constantly competing for the extra edge; one way some grocery stores are staying above the competition is with a wide variety of specialized meats cut on premises. ShopRite published an article in The Record, highlighting their stores meat department.

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.

UPDATE ON STOP & SHOP INTRODUCTION OF PREPACKAGED MEATS FROM PRESIDENT JOHN T. NICCOLLAI

UPDATE ON STOP & SHOP INTRODUCTION OF
PREPACKAGED MEATS
FROM PRESIDENT JOHN T. NICCOLLAI
SEPTEMBER 28, 2017

 

Your Union has been informed of the Arbitrator’s Award in the matter involving Stop & Shop and the introduction of prepackaged meats.  In a word, we are “elated” with the decision which truly embraces the protections that we needed presently and going forward.

UPDATE ON STOP & SHOP INTRODUCTION OF PREPACKAGED MEATS BY PRESIDENT JOHN T. NICCOLLAI

UPDATE ON STOP & SHOP INTRODUCTION OF
PREPACKAGED MEATS
FROM PRESIDENT JOHN T. NICCOLLAI
SEPTEMBER 21, 2017

All documents and arguments from both the Union and the Company are now in the hands of the Arbitrator.  The Union truly left no stone unturned in protecting our future as Meat Department employees with a Company whose obvious intent is to sell exclusively prepackaged meats.

Some of the important arguments are as follows:

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