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Negotiations Updates

F4L Contract Update 1/22/21

By | FOOD 4 LESS, Negotiations Updates

Southern California UFCW’s met with Food4Less negotiators for the third time on Thursday, January 21. The company provided us with a wage proposal that included a .50 cent raise for most of the top rate employees in the second and third years (they already provided a .50 cent raise in the first year in 2020). Though their initial wage offer is higher than proposals in past negotiations, it is far below our proposal of $2.00 an hour. And far less…

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F4L Contract Update Meetings 1/13/21

By | Breaking News, FOOD 4 LESS, Negotiations Updates

UFCW Local 135, alongside other Southern California UFCW’s, are currently negotiating with Kroger for a new contract at Food4Less. The first two negotiation meetings took place on January 6 and 8, and there will be another on January 21 with other dates soon to be scheduled. Kroger has been playing hardball in contract talks throughout the country. We expect them to do the same with us. Therefore, our members at Food4Less must become better engaged, more informed, and willing to…

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F4L Contract Extended

By | Breaking News, FOOD 4 LESS, Negotiations Updates

UFCW Local 135 is pleased to announce that, by an overwhelming majority vote, our contract with Food 4 Less has been extended for one year. The extension runs through March 7, 2021. Effective June 8, 2020 Meat Cutters & Clerks, APC Clerks, Grandfathered Warehouse Clerks, Service Clerks, and Fuels Clerks, who are at the Thereafter or Experienced rate and above, will receive a $0.55 wage increase. This is the same increase received by Ralphs members last year. If you have…

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A Message to the Members of UFCW Local 135

By | Benefits & Pension, Breaking News, Cannabis Workers, FOOD 4 LESS, Grievances & Contract Enforcement, KAISER PERMANENTE, Membership, Negotiations Updates, Organizing, Pharmacists Professional Division, RITE AID

We are in unprecedented times with the COVID-19 outbreak and the leadership and staff at your union are dedicated to continuing to serve you. You are doing hard work under stressful conditions and you deserve to have your union working just as hard on your behalf. Your Union is still working and all departments are performing their vital functions. Due to Governor Newsom ordering Californians to “stay at home” UFCW Local 135’s offices in Mission Valley and San Marcos will…

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Food 4 Less Contract Survey

By | Breaking News, FOOD 4 LESS, Negotiations Updates

To All UFCW Members Employed by Food 4 Less: Our union contract expires on June 7, 2020. The contract expiration gives us the opportunity to make changes to our working conditions and improve our wages and benefits.   Last year, we successfully negotiated wage increases and benefit improvements for the workers at Ralphs/Vons/Albertsons. The medical improvements, including dental and vision roll-over and the availability of Kaiser to those hired after 2004 with more than 6.5 continuous years in the industry,…

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Gelsons Contract Vote

By | Breaking News, Negotiations Updates

UFCW has reached a tentative agreement with Gelsons! TO: ALL MEMBERS OF GELSONS We have reached a tentative agreement with your employer and there will be walk through voting at the locations listed below. Notifications are being mailed out this week. Please make it a priority to vote on the contract as presented. Tuesday, October 15, 2019                          San Diego Times:  8am to 6pm Location: UFCW Local 135 2001 Camino Del Rio South San Diego, CA 92108 North County…

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UFCW Pharmacist Contract Vote

By | Breaking News, Negotiations Updates, Pharmacists Professional Division

  To all Pharmacists of Vons, Albertsons, and Ralphs: We have reached a tentative agreement with your employer and there will be walk through voting from 7am until 6pm at our San Diego and North County San Diego locations. Please make it a priority to vote on  the contract as presented. Bring your voting card or a drivers license or government issued ID. San Diego UFCW Local 135 2001 Camino Del Rio South San Diego, CA 92108 North County San…

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New Contract Ratified Overwhelmingly

By | Breaking News, Negotiations Updates

Mighty Members of UFCW Local 135 – This past Monday through Wednesday you, and other Locals throughout Southern California, voted overwhelmingly in favor of ratifying the contract proposal offered by Albertsons, Ralphs and Vons. The contract you approved included wage increases, continued access to affordable and quality healthcare while keeping healthy reserve funds, a fully funded and maintained pension, and other much needed additions. We want to thank all of the members that came out to vote in San Diego…

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