Grocery worker contract vote begins Tuesday


Voting on the proposed contract will take place at several locations Tuesday and Wednesday.

Tuesday, grocery workers will get their first look at the tentative deal reached between the stores they work for and the UFCW and cast their vote.

Union members who are working under expired contracts can stop by several locations Tuesday and Wednesday to review the offer and cast their vote. Vote results will be made public Thursday. Other union members who have contracts that are about to expire will vote next week.

Here are the locations:

All meetings are from: 8 a.m. - Noon & 4 p.m. - 8 p.m. except for the Teamsters Local 38 event at the Comcast Arena. Those times are below.

Tuesday, October 29

Bellevue (UFCW 21) Bellevue Hilton

Seattle (UFCW 21) Best Western Executive Inn

Bremerton (UFCW 21) Kitsap Conference Center

Tacoma (UFCW 367) Hotel Murano        

Everett (Teamsters 38) Comcast Arena (7:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 2:30 p.m., 6:30 p.m.)


Wednesday, October 30

SeaTac (UFCW 21) Doubletree Hotel (near Sea-Tac Airport)

Everett/Lynnwood (UFCW 21) Lynnwood Convention Center

Olympia (UFCW 21 & 367) Southsound Manor