UFCW Local 1496 and International staff along with the Employee Bargaining Committee met with Safeway Labor Relations on May 15th, 16th and 17th in Anchorage for the first round of negotiations for the Anchorage/Eagle River agreement, which expired on May 31st. The Union side and the Employer exchanged proposals and made some progress. We are scheduled to meet again on July 24th, 25th and 26th. We have signed a contract extension with the Company that will keep your current contract in full effect until we can reach a new agreement. The Union and Committee are working hard on your behalf to secure the best wages, benefits and working conditions the Employer has to offer.
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