Sunday, May 5, 2013
Anyone with information is asked to call Grafton Police.
Have you seen this man? Each week, Patch features a different outstanding criminal case from a local police department. All information is courtesy of MassMostWanted.com. Theft - Case No. 100045 Aug. 28, 2009 Stop & Shop in Grafton. Case Details: Grafton Police tell Mass Most Wanted they want to identify this man regarding a "flip flam larceny with exchange of money" at Stop & Shop in Grafton on Aug. 28, 2009. Anyone with information about this case is asked to call Grafton Police at 508-893-5343.
Monday, March 11, 2013
40,000 employees at the company's New England stores will be affected by the new contract, which ensures that there won't be a strike.
Stop & Shop workers have approved a new three-year contract, ensuring that the company will avert a strike, according to Boston.com. Several local chapters of the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union approved the new contract in a vote on Sunday. The contract affects roughly 40,000 workers in Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut. It's been reported that the new deal has increased pay and more affordable health care coverage for part-time workers, and also helps avoid a strike, which Stop & Shop had been preparing for by looking for temporary workers. There is a Stop & Shop in Natick on Route 9.
Thursday, February 14, 2013
Natick's Congressman wrote a letter to Stop & Shop's Chief Operating Officer to seek a resolution "consistent with the company’s strong reputation as a labor-friendly workplace.”
Congressman Ed Markey (D-Mass.), who represents Natick, Wednesday expressed concern over the grocery chain Stop & Shop’s reported hiring of replacement workers, and at a higher wage than unionized workers, in the company’s ongoing negotiations for a collective bargaining agreement with Stop & Shop employees and the United Food & Commercial Workers. In a letter sent to Stop & Shop COO James McCann, Rep. Markey said that with many Stop & Shop employees living in his Congressional district, he found news reports of the company’s plans to hire replacement workers and pay them a higher wage than unionized employees “troublesome.” Instead, Markey asks that the company “hew to its reputation as an employer that cares for the economic well-being …