Update 2: Stop & Shop & Pathmark Negotiations
Yesterday, May 20, 2010, the Pathmark and Stop & Shop Negotiating Committee's along with Local 1500 Delegates met with their respective Pathmark and Stop and Shop representatives for day-two of contract negotiations.
Yesterday was filled with posturing back and forth in both Pathmark and Stop & Shop rooms. The Union member negotiating committee members in both rooms did a great job in hammering the company negotiators with down to earth REAL life issues that they deal with every day.
No agreements were reached. Pathmark presented the negotiating committee with their proposals. The next scheduled negotiations for between Local 1500 and Pathmark will by May 25, 2010. Stop and Shop will meet on June 4, 2010.
"The Pathmark and Stop and Shop Negotiating Committee's are doing a great job. They are standing up for all 23,000 UFCW Local 1500 members." said Local 1500 Assistant to the President, Pat Purcell.