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Unionization Important to Closing Racial Wage Gap

A study released on Friday, noting the gains made by black union workers in New York City, said that raising the rate of unionization among black workers across the country would help narrow the racial pay gap. Read the article by clicking here.

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Rite Aid Negotiations To Continue Next Week

Rite Aid negotiations went late into the evening on Wednesday. Some progress was made, but not enough to consummate a deal. Negotiations will resume next week.

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Rite Aid Negotiations Resume Today

Rite Aid negotiations resume today. These negotiations will not conclude until our members receive a contract that they deserve.

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Haggen sues Albertsons for $1billion

Bellingham-based Haggen has filed a lawsuit against Albertsons seeking more than $1 billion in damages over a deal that has become acrimonious. The complaint alleges that Albertsons engaged in “coordinated and systematic efforts to eliminate competition and Haggen as a viable competitor in over 130 local grocery

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Tri-City workers certified UFCW Local 135

Today ‪#‎TriCityMedicalCenter‬ officially certified United Food & Commercial Workers Local 135 as the bargaining representative for CLS and MLTs. A campaign led by bad ass womyn! So proud of all of them! We are proud of Sandy Naranjo too, who led them in organizing!

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Fix Overtime Pay

If you do the work, you deserve to get paid. It’s that simple. Unfortunately, our outdated overtime system gives corporations a free pass to schedule some supervisors and managers for more than 40 hours a week without providing them with any extra overtime pay. UFCW members know

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UFCW has filed charges against Haggen, Albertsons and Vons

The United Food & Commercial Workers Union (UFCW) Locals 135, 324, 770, 1167, 1428, 1442 and 8GS, announced that it has filed charges against Haggen, Albertsons and Vons for illegally laying off and reducing workers from full time to part time. We believe that the three grocers

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Rite Aid Workers Need Your Support

Rite Aid Workers Need Your Support Tell Rite Aid that you will not fill your prescriptions at their stores unless they respect their workers. Rite Aid Corporation is making record profits but refuses to share its success with its workers. Rite Aid is not only attacking the

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Politically Speaking Sunday at 9 a.m.

08/07/15 – UFCW Local 135 President Mickey Kasparian will be on Politically Speaking with Republican Party Chair Tony Krvaric on NBC Sunday at 9 a.m. They will discuss changing the city charter, the Mayor’s Race, the City Council District 1 race, and minimum wage.

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Kaiser Members of UFCW Local 135

08/07/15 – Ballots will be mailed out today for UFCW Local 135 Kaiser Members. An agreement has been reached between the Coalition of Kaiser Permanente Unions and Kaiser on a three year National Agreement which will take effect on October 1, 2015. Please read all materials before

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