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9 months 1 week ago

Man arrested for Safeway robbery

UPDATE: A Fountain man was arrested early Saturday morning for allegedly robbing a Safeway. The robbery happened Friday night at the Safeway on Mesa Ridge Parkway. Police said a man approached a female clerk and handed her a note stating he had a gun, while demanding money from the...

3 years 2 months ago

Thrifty Thursday savings

Free coffee, ice cream and a discount at local consignment sale are featured in this week's Thrifty Thursday. FREE COFFEE: Participating Colorado McDonald's restaurants are giving away free coffee! Customers can pick up a FREE Small Premium Roast Coffee now until Sunday, September 25 in the drive-thru or...

4 years 3 months ago

How to read codes on egg cartons

A salmonella outbreak in eggs that's sickened people around the country--including in Colorado-- and prompted a nationwide recall is causing some confusion. At issue--how to read the codes on egg cartons. Here in Colorado, the store brand eggs at Albertson's and Safeway are included in the recall, but not...

4 years 7 months ago

Suspect in two bank robberies arrested

A Pueblo West man has been arrested for two robberies that happened over the last 8 months. US Bank, located inside the Safeway in Pueblo West was robbed on February 26. The robber was wearing a black leather coat, sunglasses, a black skull cap, blue jeans and white tennis shoes....

4 years 8 months ago

Safeway employees accept new labor contract

A potential state wide grocery worker strike has been averted after the announcement Wednesday that Safeway employees with the Colorado United Food and Commercial Workers union ratified the chains last, best and final offer. After months of bargaining and heated debates, the super market giant presented employees with the...

4 years 9 months ago

Union grocery workers voting on new pact

Colorado Springs and Fountain unionized grocery workers for Safeway and King Soopers will vote on a four-year contract proposal Friday. Pueblo workers will vote on Monday. The deal has already been approved by workers in the Denver metro area. Most King Soopers workers voted last year to accept...

4 years 10 months ago

Recalled spreads, dips could cause miscarriage

Dips and spreads sold in Colorado are possibly contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, the elderly and others with weakened immune systems. Most people suffer only short-term symptoms but Listeria also causes miscarriages and stillbirths. The suspect products...

4 years 10 months ago

600 unionized Safeway workers to vote on contract

Safeway says it has reached a tentative three-year labor agreement covering about 600 workers represented by Teamsters Local 455. The agreement covers Denver distribution center employees, drivers and milk plant employees who are scheduled to vote on the agreement Jan. 24. Safeway's Denver Division President Scott Grimmett said Friday that...

4 years 11 months ago

Union counts votes on Colorado grocery contract

A union representing thousands of Colorado grocery workers is counting members' votes on the last, best, final contract offers from three chains. United Food and Commercial Workers Local 7 represents about 17,000 workers at Safeway, Albertsons and Kroger Co.'s King Soopers and City Market chains. Union members have been mailing...

4 years 11 months ago

Grocery union voting to get underway--again

After six months of negotiations, unionized Colorado grocery workers at Safeway and Kroger Co.'s King Soopers and City Market chains are going to start voting on the companies' last, best and final contract offers. United Food and Commercial Workers Local 7 says ballots are being mailed starting Friday, and...

5 years 1 week ago

Grocery chains hand down "final" offer

Months of negotiating from King Soopers, Safeway and their employees came to a head on Monday night. As promised, the grocery chains handed their employees the last, best and final contract offer. Both the grocery stores and the employees have argued over pensions, pay raises and promotions as the main...

5 years 1 month ago

Safeway, union restarting Colorado contract talks

Safeway and unionized Colorado grocery workers are heading back to the bargaining table today in efforts to reach a new long-term contract. United Food and Commercial Workers Local 7 represents about 17,000 workers at Safeway, King Soopers, City Market and Albertsons whose contracts expired May 9. Employees have been working...

5 years 2 months ago

Workers start voting on Safeway contract offer

Members of a union representing Colorado workers at Safeway and Kroger Co.'s King Soopers and City Market chains are voting on new contract offers and whether to authorize a strike. Voting started Saturday for Safeway meat warehouse workers in Denver represented by United Food and Commercial Workers Local 7. Votes...

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