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Bloomingfoods Market and Deli Cooperative Holds Annual Meeting


Bloomingfoods Market and Deli Cooperative held its annual meeting of the membership last week. The General Manager and Board president both addressed the crowd of more than 300 attendees, focusing their summaries on the recent efforts of Bloomingfoods workers to join a union. There were also break out discussions focused on the unionization efforts, management/employee relations, and board communications. WFHB …

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Bloomingfoods Workers Hold Rally in Support to Unionize

Workers at Bloomingfoods are holding a rally today in support of efforts to unionize. Dakota Walker, a Bloomingfoods employee and an active participant in the union organizing drive talks about the purpose of the rally. Walker said that the rally is about employee empowerment- it’s an effort to make our community stronger. The goal is to enable and protect the rights …

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Bloomingfoods Employees continue Efforts to Organize Union


Bloomingfoods employees are hoping and expecting their managers to remain neutral during the effort to organize into a union. Last week, the Daily Local News reported on indications that workers at the retail grocery co-operative were trying to unionize. During that report we conveyed some parts of our conversation with Cindy Beaux -lay, a former employee of Bloomingfoods, about working …

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Strike Mic – October 08, 2013

A group of Indiana University Students have been meeting in the Indiana University Memorial Union every Monday evening for more than a year. The group is a crucial component in bringing attention to IU employment practices, tuition increases, and the current lack of minority representation on campus. The assembly in collaboration with WFHB, brings weekly updates of the work to …

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Local GE Appliance Plant Working With Union To Eliminate 160 Production Jobs

Local management and labor at the Bloomington GE Appliance plant are currently working out how the elimination of 160 production jobs will be handled. On September 9, management announced that approximately 35 percent of the job shedding will be through early retirement provisions and the rest, around 100, will be laid off. Since then, workers at the plant held rallies …

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