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Deja Vu all over again as Albertsons will be buying back 2 Burien Haggen stores

Deja Vu all over again as Albertsons will be buying back 2 Burien Haggen stores

Remember when the two Albertsons in Burien were sold to the Bellingham-based grocery chain Haggen last February? Well, both of those stores – one at 1st Ave South and SW 128th, and the other at Five... [Read more]

B-TOWN BIZ: Two Burien Albertsons grocery stores acquired by Haggen

B-TOWN BIZ: Two Burien Albertsons grocery stores acquired by Haggen

The two Albertsons grocery stores in Burien will be acquired by Bellingham-based Haggen, as part of a 146-store deal brought about by the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) review of the Albertson’s... [Read more]

OPINION: An American’s Right To Strike Little More Than Symbolic Dissent

OPINION: An American’s Right To Strike Little More Than Symbolic Dissent

[EDITOR’S NOTE: On Wednesday, Nov. 10th, local union members who work for four major grocery chains in Western Washington voted overwhelmingly – 94 percent in favor – to authorize a strike... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Update From Grocery Workers Strike Meeting

PHOTOS: Update From Grocery Workers Strike Meeting

Members of the UFCW21 Grocery Worker’s Union met tonight (Monday, Nov. 8th) at the Doubletree Hotel in SeaTac and photographer David Sharpe captured several photographs before the meeting officially... [Read more]

Local Grocery Store Workers Could Go On Strike Next Week

Local Grocery Store Workers Could Go On Strike Next Week

[DISCLAIMER: B-Town Blog Publisher/Editor Scott Schaefer is a member of the Directors and Writers Guilds of America, both unions that represent workers in the entertainment industry.] We learned this... [Read more]