The Globe and Mail

Go to the Globe and Mail homepage

Jump to main navigationJump to main content

Globe Investor

News Sources

Take control of your investments with the latest investing news and analysis

Press release from PR Newswire

Safeway Reaches Tentative New Collective Bargaining Agreements with UFCW Locals In Company's Eastern Division

Thursday, March 29, 2012

Safeway Reaches Tentative New Collective Bargaining Agreements with UFCW Locals In Company's Eastern Division10:43 EDT Thursday, March 29, 2012PLEASANTON, Calif., March 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Safeway Inc. (NYSE:SWY) announced today it has reached tentative agreements for new collective bargaining agreements with UFCW Locals 27 and 400.  The agreements cover employees in Safeway's Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C. area stores. The local unions will be presenting the tentative agreements to the company's employees covered by the agreements for ratification at meetings to be scheduled by the unions.About Safeway Safeway Inc. is a Fortune 100 company and one of the largest food and drug retailers in North America based on sales. The company operates 1,678 stores in the United States and western Canada and had annual sales of $43.6 billion in 2011. SOURCE Safeway Inc.