King Soopers workers to vote on contract proposal

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

Denver (AP) - Unionized grocery workers for King Soopers in Colorado plan to vote next week on whether to accept the latest contract proposal from the chain or keep negotiating.

Contracts for workers represented by United Food and Commercial Workers Local 7 at King Soopers, Safeway and Albertsons expired May 9. The chains are all negotiating separately, but the contracts often have similar provisions. Local 7 represents about 17,000 workers at the three chains.

King Soopers is part of Cincinnati-based Kroger Co. Safeway is based in Pleasanton, Calif. Albertsons LLC, based in Boise, Idaho, operates Albertsons stores in Colorado.

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