October 22, 2013
Just two hours before grocery store workers were set to head to the picket lines, union representatives announced they had reached a tentative agreement with the national grocery chains.
“This tentative agreement has been unanimously recommended by the union member bargaining team,” the union wrote in a statement posted on its Facebook page.
Union members must still review and vote on the proposal. Until then, the statement said details of the agreement will not be released.
July 2, 2013
Value Village may be moving into the empty Albertsons building on East Lake Sammamish Parkway.
According to the city’s Development Services Department, executives from the Bellevue-based, for-profit thrift store held a pre-application meeting the week of June 17.
“They are in the feasibility stage on this,” Development Services associate planner Jason Rogers said. “They came in because they wanted to see what it would take to move them in there.”