CAPITOLA, Calif.- Union reps at the Capitola Nob Hill have confirmed that they have reached a tentative deal with Nob Hill.
Strikers said they are taking down signs and will be walking away from the picket lines after striking for 9 days. The strike ended after a tentative agreement was reached between the two Unions of the United Food and Commercial Workers in Northern Central California and Raley's management.
Union workers were protesting Nob Hill over their wages and other benefits including getting rid of health care benefits for retired workers. The UFCW 8-Golden State and UFCW local 5 say they are sending the settlement to union workers for them to review and ratify. The agreement proposed is also being sent to Union workers at Rayley's Bel Air chain. Union workers at Rayley's have not been affected by this strike.
Details of the new agreement have not been released, but according to the Huffington Post, union workers were able to keep most of their benefits including a union-run health plan.
Capitola strikers told Central Coast News they apologized to Vapor Cleaners for the obstruction of donations to its Coats for Kids drive that is currently going on.