July 25, 2016 (San Diego) The Unired Foos and Commercial Workers (UFCW) local 135, are in the midst of a contract negotiation with Kroeger, a Cincinnati based company that owns Ralph’s, Vons and Albertaons. They are asking the public to help, since negotiations are at a standstill. They are asking people to boycott There atores to help the Union make the point that they have community support.
The last major strike was in 2003-4, and the Union is ready to strike, but would perder not to. The union is also asking that customers do not cross picket lines, and points out that all these stores have other nearby union stores, such as Food4Less.