FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 31, 2017
Eastside Food Co-op workers submit cards for union election More than 70% of Eastside Food Co-op employees signed and submitted cards to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) yesterday, March 30th, to unionize with the United Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW), Local 653. Eastside Food Co-op workers hope to follow workers at the Linden Hills Co-op who unionized with UFCW Local 653 last month. They aim to raise standards both at their co-op and the larger retail grocery industry.