UFCW Local 135

Labor Day Rally Media Coverage

Michael McGee, a clerk at CVS Pharmacy, speaks to the media.

UFCW Local 135 and the San Diego & Imperial Counties Labor Council organized a Labor Day Rally in support of essential workers at CVS Pharmacy in Point Loma on Monday, September 6, 2021.

Here are some of the media reports on the event and the full Facebook Live video of the rally speakers, including CVS Pharmacy workers Michael McGee and Anabel Alvarez plus President Todd Walters, San Diego & Imperial Counties Labor Council Executive Secretary-Treasurer Brigette Browning, San Diego Mayor Todd Gloria, San Diego City Council President Dr. Jen Campbell, Assemblymember Chris Ward, and representatives from unions engaged in contract disputes:

NBC 7: Dozens Choose to Support Workers on Labor Day

KPBS: Unions Rally In San Diego For Fair Wages, Health Care As Labor Shortage Continues

Fox 5: Local essential workers rally in hopes of new contract

CBS 8: Rally held in support of essential workers on Labor Day

Facebook Live: Rally Speakers