Kaiser COVID Benefit Enhancements

By | Breaking News, COVID-19, KAISER PERMANENTE

Attention Kaiser Permanente members: Kaiser has added new benefit enhancements. Up to 80 hours of additional paid time off if you need to be away from work because you have tested positive for COVID-19. Grants of up to $300 per week to help pay for childcare for your school-age children or dependent disabled adult children while you are at work. Grant amounts are prorated if you work less than 32 hours; the minimum grant will be $210 per week. Eligible…

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SD Mayor Calls on Shoppers to Take Steps to Avoid COVID-19

By | Breaking News, FOOD 4 LESS, KAISER PERMANENTE, Pharmacists Professional Division, RITE AID, Uncategorized

San Diego Mayor Calls on Grocery Shoppers and Workers to Take Easy Preventative Steps to Avoid COVID-19 SIMPLE MEASURES CAN PROTECT CUSTOMERS AND GROCERY EMPLOYEES ON THE FRONT LINES OF COVID-19 San Diego – As San Diego continues to put into place measures to limit the spread and reduce the effects of COVID-19, Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer was joined today by City Council President Georgette Gómez, United Food and Commercial Workers Union Local 135, and Stay Home San Diego –…

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For UFCW Pharmacy Members

By | Breaking News, KAISER PERMANENTE, Pharmacists Professional Division, Uncategorized

UFCW has been listening to your health and safety concerns as pharmacy members who are on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic at your worksites. We’ve heard you loudly and clearly and we are fighting to ensure you, your families, and your patients are protected. We have taken action to demand employers and the state take immediate steps to keep you safe. Please click HERE to see these steps.

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SD City Council President’s Letter to Governor Newsom

By | Breaking News, FOOD 4 LESS, KAISER PERMANENTE, RITE AID

CITY OF SAN DIEGO COUNCIL PRESIDENT GEORGETTE GÓMEZ March 31, 2020 Dear Governor Newsom, I am writing to you to urge you to classify grocery, pharmacy, and other categories of essential retail workers as emergency frontline personnel. The workers in grocery stores, retail establishments, and food processing plants are on the front lines of the coronavirus outbreak working around the clock to keep these businesses open and ensure that families in our communities have the essential food and supplies they…

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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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