Tentative Agreement Reached With Stop & Shop
Vote & Contract Review Scheduled for Monday, Dec. 23 8 AM - 8 PM
After another full day of negotiations with Stop & Shop, the negotiating committee announced they reached a tentative agreement with Stop & Shop. The previous agreement expired on Sept. 28th and was extended twice until November 2nd. Since then we have been working without a contract.
Negotiating Committee Member Greg Pasquale (Stop & Shop Beekman) said: "Our team has fought every second of the day to try and secure not just "any contract" but the best contract we can. We feel we have due to the dedication and solidarity shown throughout these negotiations."
Meetings to review and vote for the tentative agreement for 6,000 Stop & Shop members will be held on Monday, December 23, 2013 from 8 AM to 8 PM at ANY of the locations below. It is VERY important for you to vote! (Note: You may review the tentative agreement for however long you would like between 8 AM - 8 PM on Monday, Dec. 23 at any of these locations)
UFCW Local 1500 Office
425 Merrick Ave. Westbury NY 11590
Ramada Plaza Long Island Hotel
1730 North Ocean Ave. Holtsville, NY 11742
Stop & Shop Avenue Y
1710 Avenue Y Brooklyn, NY 11235
Stop & Shop of Hylan Blvd.
2754 Hylan Blvd. Staten Island, NY 10306
The Royal Regency
125 Tuckahoe Rd. Yonkers, NY 10710
The Ramada Hotel
Route 9 Fishkill, NY 12524
Lead Negotiator for our union (UFCW Local 1500), Tony Speelman said: "The only way we could have reached this agreement was through your solidarity, preparedness and dedication. I thank you for your support during this tense and difficult process and I urge all Stop & Shop members to come to one of the polling sites, review the contract thoroughly, then vote for their best interests."