New York’s Largest Grocery Workers Union to Handbill Pick Quick Key Food During Pre-Mother’s Day Shopping

Union will ask customers to sign a giant Mother’s Day card that demands Key Food retains employee benefits

WESTBURY, NY (05/07/2016)(readMedia)– New York’s largest grocery workers union, United Food and Commercial Workers Local 1500, has been in contract negotiations with Pick Quick Key Food Inc., which operates six stores in Brooklyn and Nassau counties. Executive Officer Benjamin Levine is selling his store in Park Slope, Brooklyn for tens of millions of dollars, yet is actively working to take away workers’ pensions, and increase employees shares of medical costs.

WHO:Over 400 New York men and women negotiating to retain their health and pension benefits.
WHAT:Union members will ask hundreds of customers to sign onto an giant Mother’s Day card to Key Food owner, Ben Levine, demanding he retains workers’ pension and health benefits.
WHEN:Saturday May 07, 2016 at 10:00AM Eastern Time (US & Canada)
WHERE:Pick Quick Key Food
120 5th Ave
Brooklyn, New York 11217
NOTES:Union members will be handbilling/asking customers to sign giant Mother’s Day cards at three locations from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM: Pick Quick Key Food 151 COVERT AVE FLORAL PARK 11001Key Food 120 5th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11217Pick Quick Key Food 399 OCEAN AVENUE ROCKVILLE CTRE. 11570Excellent photo opportunities of community, union members and giant mother’s day card.

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