April 18, 2007: Over 700 members of Local 89 went out on strike at the Kroger Kentucky Distribution Center in Louisville early Wednesday morning.
April 2, 2007: Members of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters March 30 voted to reject a contract offer from Costco Wholesale Corp.
February 27, 2007: The Central States Pension Fund has invested $54 million in Wal-Mart, a notorious union-buster.
January 26, 2007: Eight hundred Kroger Teamsters in Louisville, Ky. are still fighting for their jobs. On Jan.
December 2, 2006: Kroger Teamsters in Louisville are fighting for their jobs and their future in the wake of the grocery giant’s decision to turn over ownership and operations of its Kentucky Dis
October 18, 2006: The grocery industry outsourcing trend continues with Kroger’s announcement that they will be transfering warehouse and delivery operations in Louisville t
July 2006. Louisville Kroger management thought they had a bright idea when they forced workers from a five-day week to four ten-hour days.
“From the company’s viewpoint, this was a great strategy, other than the fact that it was illegal.”
—Human Resource Expert
April 22, 2006: Hoffa International Rep Rick Middleton, who also heads Los Angeles Local 572, has a little explaining to do.