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RX Division

Mickey Kasparian,



  President's Message     June, 2014

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 AUGUST 2014 Earnings: 
Jobs Reinstated:     12   Back Pay to Members: $3,981.18
Local 135 2014 Year to  Date Earnings: 
Jobs Reinstated:   124  Back Pay to Members:  $80,681.45
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*News and Events* 
9/3 *New Contract ratified overwhelmingly by Food 4 Less workers.  Thank you for participating in this very important vote!* 
8/22 *
UFCW Local 135 President Mickey Kasparian elected as UFCW Western States Council President!*
8/4 *UFCW Local 135 supports Food 4 Less workers!*
7/28 *San Diego City Council affirms series of wage hikes  passed two weeks ago with a second reading. Businesses threaten to try and overturn vote.*
7/23 *Talks between Kroger the parent company for Food 4 Less and our UFCW SoCal leaders continue Wednesday.*
7/15 *San Diego's historic wage increase*
7/10 *UFCW Local 135 joins El Super workers rally in Inland Empire.*
7/7 *#2014 Contract Update: Food 4 Less members deserve dignity and respect.  Contract talks continue later this month.*
7/3 *Great jobs report: Strong hiring. Unemployment down.*
7/2 *2014 Food Contract Update: Food 4 Less negotiations resume.*
7/1 *California's New Minimum Wage Law is now in effect.*
6/30 *Food 4 Less members in San Diego and Southern California demonstrated their solidarity and might by overwhelmingly voting to reject the company’s proposal.*
6/25 *Whole Foods Markets to pay $800,000 in penalties after an investigation found the grocery retailer overcharged customers here in San Diego and Los Angeles.*

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