Metcalfe's food store labor practices

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Shorty
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Metcalfe's food store labor practices

Postby Shorty » Fri Jul 20, 2012 8:45 pm

I've never been a fan of Metcalfe's and reading about their labor treatment makes me think even worse of them.

http://cognidissidence.blogspot.com/201 ... alfes.html

"Workers at Metcalfe’s Market need your support. After years of stable and mutually successful labor relations, Metcalfe’s Market has hired the most anti-worker law firm in the state to attack their meat department workers who are fighting for a fair contract. These workers are proud members of the United Food and Commercial Workers Local 1473 and deserve a fair wage and benefit package. The reason for the attack is simple: GREED. The company is willing to spend unlimited amounts on union-busting lawyers to silence their workers instead of bargaining in good faith with their employees. The Company has even unilaterally implemented a 600% cost increase to employees in health insurance premiums alone!"
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Re: Boycott Metcalfe's

Postby fennel » Fri Jul 20, 2012 9:02 pm

I live very close to a Metcalfe's and I've always found it very easy to avoid. It has an ineffable creepy factor that I can't quite put my finger on. More creepy even than the Food Whole, and that's no mean feat.


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