The Safeway solution

Dowdell, Stephen
April 2007
Progressive Grocer;4/15/2007, Vol. 86 Issue 5, p52
Trade Publication
This article focuses on the revamped employee health care benefit plan of Safeway Inc. In the second year of the plan, employees that signed up for it increased to 71 percent, and Safeway President, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Steve Burd predicts the next bump will be to at least 95 percent. The chain, under Burd's leadership, intends to continue to proactively refine the program, and also engage other grocers in the challenge.


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