File photo of Costco CEO Sinegal speaking before business editors and writers at convention in Seattle

 
File photo of Costco CEO Sinegal speaking before business editors and writers at convention in Seattle
Costco co-founder and CEO Jim Sinegal speaks to business editors and writers at their annual convention in Seattle in this May 2, 2005 file photo. Costco Wholesale Corp, Starbucks and Whole Foods Market are joining forces to propose alternatives to a bill that makes it easier for workers to unionize but is strongly opposed by U.S. corporations. The three retail giants said on March 21, 2009 they sought a "third way" as big business and labor unions face off over the Employee Free Choice Act, backed by President Barack Obama. REUTERS/Robert Sorbo/Files (BUSINESS FOOD DRINK HEADSHOT)