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By The Skanner News | The Skanner News
Published: 20 December 2021

Tigard, Oregon – UFCW Local 555 Retail Negotiating Committee and the representatives Fred Meyer & QFC have reached a Fully Recommended Comprehensive Tentative Agreement for Local 555 members working under the Grocery, Meat, CCK, and Non-Food contracts in Oregon and SW Washington.

As a result of the Tentative Agreement, UFCW Local 555 is calling off the strike for Fred Meyer and QFC that was scheduled to run through Christmas Eve.

In a released statement, the union said they are pleased that Fred Meyer and QFC have recognized the ongoing hazard to its workers, with a settlement agreement that provides significant wage increases, added workplace protections, a secure retirement, and quality healthcare.

Details of the Tentative Agreement will be made public after union members have had a chance to review the agreement and vote on it. Dates and times for ratification meetings will be forthcoming.

The union issued a thank you to the community for standing with essential workers at a critical time in their lives. This agreement, if ratified, will positively impact the members of UFCW Local 555 and their families.

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