WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2021 PAYROLL – STOP & SHOP EMPLOYEES Your Union was notified that Kronos, which is the Company who prepares Stop & Shop’s payroll, experienced a “Cloud Outage” that will prevent the exact calculation for current pay periods.  Obviously, both the Union and the Company are in agreement that employees must be paid.  To assure the issuance of payroll, the Company will provide checks equal to the net pay of week ending December 4, 2021.  Because of the Cloud Outage, taxes cannot be taken out of the checks issued and will be calculated and...
SALE OF PERLMART STORES TO SAKER SHOPRITE Your Local Union continues to work diligently to assure all our Brothers and Sisters that the transition of the Perlmart Stores to Saker ShopRite ownership will be smooth and painless. We were successful in getting an agreement that all members will be transferred keeping their rates of pay, benefits and emoluments; including their full-time or part-time status.  Further, the Collective Bargaining Agreement presently in effect will continue and employees will retain their present seniority among themselves. Both Perlmart and Saker also signed...
When you get emergency care or get treated by an out-of-network provider at an in-network hospital or ambulatory surgical center, you are protected from surprise billing or balance billing. Below is the link to our provider search engine.  https://doctorfinder.horizonblue.com/dhf_search   464 members need to search as a guest as the vanity ID does not provide them with access to the standard Horizon member portal.   What is “balance billing” (sometimes called “surprise billing”)? When you see a doctor or other health care provider, you may owe certain out-of-pocket...
AN IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM PRESIDENT JOHN T. NICCOLLAI : FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2021 FINAST MEMBERS ATTAIN INDUSTRY CONTRACT INCLUDING NO CO-PAY MEDICAL President Niccollai reported today that the Finast Negotiations were extremely difficult but because of our unshakeable Membership support, we prevailed in all areas. The negotiations broke off for many hours, with the Union Committee informing Management that we would be preparing for a work stoppage on Sunday unless the Company agreed that members would not be required to contribute toward their Health Care. Late this afternoon, the Company...