Sarah Wovcha

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2012

    Wedge Co-op reaches agreement with warehouse workers

    The Wedge Co-op reached an agreement yesterday on a three-year contract with its warehouse workers, who unionized this spring in a labor dispute. Warehouse employees at the Wedge organized through UFCW 1189 due to concerns about stagnant wages and a top-down management style. Union leader Bernie He ... More >>

  • News

    July 18, 2012

    The Wedge Co-op hopes for new beginning

    Workers and management try to resolve differences after a contentious year

  • Blogs

    June 12, 2012

    Wedge Co-op fires general manager Lindy Bannister

    The Wedge Co-op has fired Lindy Bannister, its general manager of the past seven years, according to current and former Wedge employees. Bannister herself confirmed to City Pages that she has been replaced as general manager of the Wedge and is "no longer there," but said she needed to get "legal a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2012

    Wedge Co-op holds first bargaining session with warehouse workers' union

    The Wedge Co-op recently held its first bargaining session with union officials representing the co-op's warehouse employees, and both sides are optimistic about negotiations. Wedge members rebelled in April after City Pages reported that the co-op had hired "anti-union" law firm Seaton Peters & ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2012

    Wedge Co-op dumps 'anti-union' law firm: 'We made a mistake'

    The Wedge Co-op has dropped Seaton, Peters & Revnew as its law firm for labor negotiations with newly unionized warehouse workers following critical feedback from members. Wedge board president Sarah Wovcha says she received numerous emails from members about the law firm's perceived "anti-unio ... More >>