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Union files grievances against Haggen, Vons, Albertsons

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A Southern California union has filed grievances against three grocery chains over layoffs, cuts in pay and benefits and other alleged violations of collective bargaining agreements that have occurred in the aftermath of Haggen purchasing numerous Vons and Albertsons stores.... (Continue reading)

Haggens closing Los Osos store

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Haggens, a Washington-based chain of grocery stores, announced Friday plans to close 27 stores – including the Haggens located in Los Osos. The stores are slated to close in 60 days. Earlier this year, Haggen bought 146 Albertsons, Vons, Pavilions... (Continue reading)

Haggen fires Central Coast employees with disabilities

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Grocery chain Haggen fired developmentally disabled employees as part of its recent string of Central Coast layoffs, a Santa Barbara-based advocacy organization alleges. [KEYT] Earlier this year, Haggen a Washington-based company purchased 146 Albertsons, Vons, Pavilions and Safeway stores, some... (Continue reading)

Albertsons sues Haggen

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Supermarket giant Albertsons is suing grocery chain Haggen, alleging the company failed to pay for more than $36 million for merchandise that was included in a recent sale of 146 stores. [LA Times] Haggen, a Washington-based company, purchased 146 Albertsons,... (Continue reading)

Haggen laying off dozens of workers, union filing grievances

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By KAREN VELIE Haggen, a Washington-based chain of grocery stores that recently purchased 83 new stores in California, has laid off dozens of Central Coast workers in the past few days while other employees were moved from full-time to part-time... (Continue reading)

Spencer’s Fresh Market closing Atascadero store

Spencer’s Fresh Markets announced Tuesday it plans to close its store in Atascadero, citing an expiring lease as the reason. “Our lease with NKT Commercial ends Aug. 31,” John Spencer said. “Spencer’s Fresh Markets is currently looking for another location... (Continue reading)

Fresh & Easy flops, considering closure

The owners of Fresh & Easy announced Wednesday that because the stores are failing in the U.S. market they are reviewing options such as selling or closing the chain. [AdAge] “It is now clear that Fresh & Easy will not... (Continue reading)