Local 135 in the News

By April 1, 2020Breaking News

UFCW Local 135 was recently featured in the following news stories:

  1. San Diego grocery workers ask for patience, understanding from customers amid ongoing coronavirus crisis – CBS 8
    Some compared the experience to the aftermath of a natural disaster, but the pandemic has yet to come to an end and employees risk getting sick, infecting others.
  2. Escondido Albertsons employee tests positive for COVID-19 – ABC 10 News
  3. Escondido Albertsons Worker Among 12 in SoCal UFCW Unions with COVID-19 – Times of San Diego
  4. 1,000 San Diego Families Line Up for Drive-Thru Food Distribution: SD Food Bank – NBC 7 San Diego
  5. San Diego Food Bank hosts emergency food distribution for 1,000 families – CBS 8
    Families received a total of 25 pounds of food at the event
  6. Grocery strikes spike at Whole Foods, Instacart and Amazon as fear over COVID-19 spreads – San Diego Union-Tribune
    Workers staffing ‘essential’ roles plan walkouts this week, demanding better treatment during pandemic
  7. UFCW Local 135 President Todd Walters participated in a livestream press conference with San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer and Council President Georgette Gomez – City of San Diego Facebook
  8. SD Mayor Encourages More Social Distancing at Grocery Stores – NBC 7 San Diego
  9. City leaders give safe food shopping tips – Fox 5 San Diego