Redistribution of Labor

Stores ramped up staffing to meet increased demand while pivoting in other departments that were transformed by the pandemic.


The Move to Automation

While the grocery industry will always need human labor, new tech could have a large impact on how labor is structured.

Safety and compensation at the forefront as employees help keep stores open amid the pandemic.

Fortune ranks Target, Wegmans and Publix among its Best Large Workplaces for Millennials.

The associate-facing Ask Sam app is adapting to challenges of the 2020 sales floor.

The walkout, which the distributor calls "counterproductive" and "illegal," was sparked by the dismissal of a longtime employee, the union says, and comes amid an impasse in talks on a new contract.

Kroger, Albertsons and Stop & Shop to pay millions to withdraw from a underfunded UFCW fund, and establish new variable annuity plans.

Robert Garfield is retiring, and David Fikes was named head of the association’s foundation.

With COVID-19 cases on the rise, the UFCW is calling for swift changes to the grocery and meatpacking industries, including pay raises, mandatory mask wearing and more.

The $2-per-hour increase meets the retailer's 2017 goals; one-time bonus comes as premium pay ends and some COVID health benefits are extended.

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