Employees of the grocery store New Seasons’s Slabtown location have shared their intentions to unionize, according to a press release. The New Seasons Labor Union (NSLU) — the independent union representing Southeast Division and Sellwood locations of the grocery chain — will represent workers at another store as they seek higher wages and more control over company policy.
Employees of the Slabtown New Seasons location have specifically noted frustrations related to understaffing, and unreasonable expectations considering the lack of employees at the store. “I can’t remember the last day we were fully staffed,” says Slabtown employee Hans Heintze in a public statement. “A few months ago, the CEO visited
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