Contacts: Lori Willis

Greater St. Louis Food Employers Council

314-994-4602 (office)

314-456-5457 (cell)

 

Ed Finkelstein

UFCW 655

314-708-3082

 

 

 

August 17, 2007

 

UFCW Local 655 and Greater St. Louis Food Employers Council Reach Tentative Agreement

 

ST. LOUIS A tentative agreement has been reached on a new contract covering more than 9,500 members of United Food & Commercial Workers Local 655 employed at Dierbergs, Schnucks and Shop N Save bargaining jointly as the Greater St. Louis Food Employers Council.

No details are being released. The current 47-month contract expired May 13. The union has been working on a day-to-day extension of the previous agreement while talks continued.

Contract ratification meetings for Local 655s members are tentatively set for September 5; times and location will be announced as soon as they are determined.

The tentative agreement was reached with the assistance of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service.

 

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