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At UFCW Local 135, we are 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, casinos and processing plants.

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.

Unions are workers standing together to bargain with their bosses for better pay, safer working conditions and decent benefits. Historically, unions have accomplished many things for all working people that we now take for granted. Things like the eight-hour work day, minimum wage, child labor laws, unemployment insurance, Social Security and worker health and safety laws all were the direct result of union advocacy. Even Labor Day was created by unions.

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


 

Mickey

MICKEY KASPARIAN
President

President’s Message
February 2017

“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.”

RICHARD BARRERA
Executive Assistant

Executive Assistant’s Report
February 2017

BREAKING NEWS!!!

01/25/2016 -UFCW International President’s Statement on Trump/TPP

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Marc Perrone, International President of the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union (UFCW), the largest private sector union in the nation, released the following statement after President Trump signed an executive order to withdraw from the negotiating process of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). […]

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Rite Aid News

Dear UFCW Local 135 Rite Aid Members, As you know, Walgreens agreed to buy Rite-Aid but still needs the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) approval to complete the deal. If the FTC approves, Walgreens will be required to sell stores to address the government’s antitrust issues. Walgreens has […]

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Congratulations to Lucky Brothers and Sisters

Congratulations to Lucky workers in the Imperial Valley for overwhelmingly ratifying your new contract!

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Your Union Fights For You!

Back Pay Awarded to Members:

February, 2017. . . . . . $6,573.58
YTD (2017). . . . . $13,340.94

Members Reinstated:

February, 2017. . . . . . 11
YTD (2017). . . . . . 17