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UFCW Local 135 Retiree Club trip to Viejas Casino

UFCW Local 135 retirees are taking a trip of to Viejas Casino (the only UFCW Local 135 casino in the county) at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, September 19. Meet at the valet parking area near the hotel and then again at the café at 12:20-12:30 pm for

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08/21/2017 Food 4 Less Workers Vote to Authorize Strike

Breaking news: Food 4 Less Members across Southern California have voted overwhelmingly to authorize a strike – if and when deemed necessary. Time is running out on Food 4 Less. Treat your workers with respect, or suffer the consequences. We are asking for full community support. Thank

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08/16/2017 – Breaking News!!!

Congratulations to our CVS Members, who ratified a new four-year contract. This contract is loaded with improvements, including solid wage increases in each year of the contract. We would like to thank all of our community partners and friends in the labor movement for your support. Mainly,

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08/11/2017 – UFCW Free College Benefit

The UFCW Free College Benefit ensures that UFCW members and their families do not have to pay out of pocket for any tuition, fees or e-books at Eastern Gateway Community College—resulting in cost savings of thousands of dollars! The Free College Benefit covers any amount for tuition,

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07/28/2017 – Tentative Agreement with CVS Reached

We at the UFCW have reached a Tentative Agreement with CVS Drug Stores on a new contract. Dates for ratification meetings are being finalized. We are extremely proud of this agreement which affects thousands of workers across the State of California. Thank you to all of our

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07/15/2017 – CVS Negotiations Update

CVS negotiations continued on 7/13 and 7/14 with no real progress to report.  Another bargaining session is scheduled for 7/18. CVS members are proudly wearing their union buttons and will continue to stand together until CVS gets serious and demonstrates that they value their employees with a

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06/05/2017 – Food 4 Less Negotiations Update

After three bargaining sessions with Food 4 Less, we have made no progress on the big issues in these negotiations: fair wages, higher minimum hourly guarantees, protection of your medical benefits, and improved scheduling language. Although your contract has expired, Food 4 Less is required to continue all

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05/16/2017 – Ralphs Hiring Event

Need a job? Ralphs Grocery Company is hiring 800 people to fill open positions in its Southern California supermarkets. All Ralphs supermarkets will be holding hiring events on Saturday, May 20 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. “We have a wide variety of part-time positions that we

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05/10/2017 – CVS Negotiations Update

After several bargaining sessions with CVS we can report some progress. However the most critical issue of guaranteed hours and health care access and affordability have yet to be resolved. Your Union is standing firm against these changes and maintaining our position that medical benefits for many

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International Workers’ Day

Join us for the International Workers’ Day March on Monday, May 1, 2017.  The bus will leave UFCW Local 135 at 2:15 p.m. and we will march from the Federal Building downtown to Chicano Park where the bus will pick us up at 6:30 p.m. and drive us

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