December 21, 2014

Union grocer opens in Wisconsin

Union Yes; Union check yesUnited Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 1473 has announced that a 100 percent union grocer, Metro Markets, opened in Madison, Wisconsin Tuesday, June 10.

In celebration and support, the union has asked that union households show their support for the new store by wearing their union attire to the store Saturday, June 14. Union members and their households are asked to please thank the workers and management for giving the Madison area a 100 percent union option.

UFCW representative Chad Whiteside will be present at the store on Saturday from 8:30 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. to welcome anyone who wishes to show support for the store and union. If unable to attend during that timeframe, members are still asked to show up anytime on Saturday wearing their union attire.

Metro Markets is located at 6010 Cottage Grove Rd., Madison, Wis.