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Mickey Kasparian,



  President's Message     April, 2015

UFCW Local 135 is well known for our outstanding tradition of excellence in representing the needs of working men and women.  We represent members in diversified groups such as meat cutters, clerks in supermarkets, drug stores and other retail outlets, pharmacists and pharmacy technicians, personnel in health care facilities, and processing plants.

As President of UFCW Local 135, I pledge to devote my office to the preservation and protection of the jobs and benefits we have won over the course of decades.

You can be proud that you are an integral part of an organization that cares about people while working in an industry that proudly serves our community.

Our officers and staff are dedicated to seeing that this union works for you.  I urge you to join your fellow members in a continuing commitment to making our union united and strong.

Local 135 APRIL 2015 Earnings: 
Jobs Reinstated:   7   Back Pay to Members: $8,032.82
Local 135 2015 Year to  Date Earnings: 
Jobs Reinstated: 48  Back Pay to Members:  $34,797.62
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05/01*Happy May Day! Today we celebrate the eight-hour work day and this free download Union Town by Tom Morello!

“Here is my Union Town EP available for free download this May Day. This record is dedicated to working people of every nationality, age, color, and religion who have the courage to stand up for justice and dignity in the workplace...and beyond. Enjoy the tunes and fight the power! In Solidarity, Tom Morello”*

04/30 *We are making progress! From the Los Angeles Times: El Super supermarket chain is facing a complaint from the National Labor Relations Board accusing the grocer of preventing its workers from advocating for their rights and refusing to bargain with unions. For more, click here.*
04/30 *UFCW Local 135 will join Teamsters Local 542 today to rally against wage theft and in support of Port Truck Drivers. Noon to 1 p.m., 9022 Siempre Viva Rd., San Diego, CA 92154.
04/29 *Wal-Mart workers are fighting back against the retailer’s decision last week to close five stores in four states for what the company says are plumbing repairs. For more information, click here.*
04/28 *Every year on April 28—Workers Memorial Day—the UFCW joins workers in the U.S. and around the world to remember and pay tribute to the thousands of workers who have been killed on the job and the millions of workers who have suffered from injuries, sickness or diseases in their places of work. For more information, click here.*
04/27 *Safeway's holding company is planning an IPO for this year. For more information, click here.*
04/27 *The UFCW GOLD Internship Program provides growth opportunities for learning and development – to raise up future union leaders and activists. For more information, click here.*

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