Teamsters Local 688 Warehouse Workers Ratify Contract with Schnuck Markets
Workers score a big win
Teamsters Local 688 announced today they have ratified a contract with Schnucks for their warehouse workers. Local 688 members ratified the contract by a vote of 79-16.
“After 8 months of boycotting Schnucks, workers score a big win” said Mike Goebel, Local 688 Secretary Treasurer. “These dedicated workers never gave up the fight and today proves that the solidarity of the workers and the community, we can achieve a fair contract for workers. Today, we officially lift the boycott of Schnucks.”
The contract is a five-year deal, four-percent 401K match, a buyout of $1,000 per year of service, workers maintain current pensions, and maintain a good healthcare plan. Also, the workers that were fired and covered by the ongoing grievance would receive a buyout settlement.
The boycott has been in effect since June, 2016.