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CAMP HILL, Pa., Aug 08, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Rite Aid Corporation RAD +0.97% announced today that Susan Henderson, a communications executive with more than 25 years experience, is joining Rite Aid as Senior Vice President and Chief Communications Officer.
UFCW Local 1776 members employed by Rite Aid ratified a new collective bargaining agreement tonight (Wednesday, July 27, 2011) with 71% voting in favor of the new contract. The agreement covers approximately 2600 members working in the Philadelphia, Reading and Northeast Pennsylvania areas.
United Food and Commercial Workers Local 1776 and Rite Aid have reached a tentative agreement on new labor contracts covering about 2,600 workers in the company’s stores in Greater Philadelphia, the Reading area and Northeast Pennsylvania.
Wendell W. Young, IV, President of Local 1776, said the proposed three contracts will be presented to the members of the union for a ratification vote in meetings next week. The Union and its bargaining committee are recommending ratification.
(Harrisburg, PA) Thursday, June 23rd -- Rite Aid workers from UFCW Local 1776 and unions from all over the country took their case to Harrisburg today, urging the company’s Board of Directors and executives to give them fair contracts.
Source: SHARON SMITH, The Patriot-News
Steve Krol could be considered something of a shareholder activist.
Krol bought shares in Rite Aid Corp. following a 1999 accounting scandal that threatened the drugstore chain’s very existence. He took a chance, hoping his investment would pay off.
by James Parks, May 4, 2011
The 500 workers at Rite Aid’s distribution center in Lancaster, Calif., overcame a relentless five-year anti-worker campaign to eventually gain a tentative contract and union recognition.
The new three-year deal, reached May 1, guarantees fair health insurance rates, job security, a worker voice in production standards and wage increases in each of the next three years