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Editor’s note: On Sunday, April 21, the Stop and Shop Supermarket Company and the five locals of the United Food and Commercial Workers union, or UFCW, representing workers throughout the store’s 240 New England locations reached a tentative agreement. Workers returned to work Monday, April 22, and over the next few days will be reviewing and voting on the new contract with management.
The year 2018 saw a major increase in labor activism compared with the past couple of decades, most notably the teacher strikes across multiple states. That trend has continued in 2019 and deepened with significant strikes in the private sector.Continue reading 2020 CANDIDATES SIDE WITH LABOR AS STRIKES DEEPEN, EXTENDING TO PRIVATE SECTOR