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Wholesalers & Distributors

UNFI, Teamsters Tangle Over N.Y. Contract

The distributor rebukes allegations of safety failures as a "negotiating ploy."

Retailers

What Is It Really Like to Work for Trader Joe’s?

From Trader Joe's pandemic response to its famously friendly crew members to the cult-like followers of its store brands, a former employee gives an inside look into the popular grocery chain.

The retailer cites increased sales growth during the pandemic, an expanded online ordering service and the upcoming holidays as reasons for helping make the new employment opportunities possible.

The meal kit company saw sequential declines in orders and customers as labor issues curtail capacity in Q3 and losses return.

Details are light, but a spokesperson confirms some corporate departments to be affected in Restock efficiency move; transition in tech and digital to offer new jobs and responsibilities.

The retailer has launched its Framework for Action: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion plan, which features immediate and longer-term steps.

The Lempert Report: As a consequential election awaits, hard-hit businesses and their workers are doing some extraordinary things.

The Lempert Report: The Trade group's annual research survey shine a light on the tricky and costly issues of worker recruitment and retention in extraordinary times.

Retailer continues to recognize associates for their efforts during the COVID-19 crisis with $300 to full-time associates and $150 to part-timers.

The retailer agrees to a seven-week retroactive bonus for 56,000 workers following expiration of hourly premiums.

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