Union News

Local 135 Member Seung Ho Appointed to California State Board of Pharmacy

By | Uncategorized

UFCW Local 135 would like to congratulate Vons Pharmacy member, Seung Oh, on his appointment by Governor Gavin Newsom to the California State Board of Pharmacy. The Board of Pharmacy is entrusted with protecting and promoting the health and safety of Californians by pursuing the highest quality of pharmacist’s care and the appropriate use of pharmaceuticals through education, communication, licensing, legislation, regulation, and enforcement. His appointment is for one four-year term. “Seung’s tireless advocacy for his patients and Californians made…

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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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New Member Meetings – Feb 5

By | Breaking News, Membership

UFCW Local 135’s first Quarterly New Member Meetings of 2020 take place Wednesday, February 5. There are two meeting times: 9am and 6pm. This meeting is for new members only. New members that attend the entire meeting will qualify for a $50 rebate off their union dues. If you have new members at your location please remind them of these meetings and their rebate for attending.

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Local 135 New Members Meeting – Feb 5

By | Breaking News, Membership

ATTENTION NEW UNION MEMBERS OF LOCAL 135 You’re invited to attend your Union’s NEW MEMBER MEETING Wednesday, February 5, 2020 Two Meetings: 9AM or 6PM UFCW Local 135 2001 Camino Del Rio S. San Diego, CA 92108 You must attend the entire meeting to qualify for a rebate of $50. Please contact the Membership Department at (619) 298-7772 if you have any questions.

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Membership Meeting February 19 at 6pm

By | Breaking News, Membership

UFCW Local 135’s first quarterly Membership Meeting of 2020 takes place Wednesday, February 19 at 6pm at the Mission Valley office. Before the meeting at 5pm, Jack Miller and the awesome retirees of the San Diego UFCW 135 Retirees Club will have some delicious grilled goodies for members and their families to munch on. Come on out, get fed, get informed of the recent goings on with your Union, and get involved!

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Health Insurance Open Enrollment Deadline is January 31

By | Benefits & Pension, Breaking News

REMINDER TO QUALIFIED FOOD TRUST MEMBERS The deadline for Open Enrollment for members of the Food Trust (Albertsons, Food 4 Less, Vons, Ralphs, Stater Bros, Gelsons and Kiel’s) has been extended to January 31. If you want to make changes to your healthcare plan, which now includes Kaiser Permanente, please come into either UFCW Local 135 office during regular business hours. The North County office will be unavailable for insurance changes starting at noon on January 24 through the deadline….

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North County Office Closed January 27 for Remodel

By | Breaking News

REMINDER FOR NORTH COUNTY MEMBERS OF UFCW LOCAL 135 Our North County office will be closed January 27 for approximately 30 days for a remodel. Our Trust Fund computers will be shut down in North County at 1pm on Friday, January 24. If you have insurance changes or plan on retiring please do so before noon on the 24th or visit the main office in Mission Valley during regular business hours.

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UFCW 135 Mobile App Relaunched!

By | Breaking News

We are excited to announce the re-launch of our new and improved, updated UFCW Local 135 Mobile App! Our member friendly Mobile App, in English and Spanish, is chock full of useful union material including most contracts, contact info, staff member and E-Board info, Rep routes, forms, discounts, educational opportunities, Local 135 news, Local 135 union shops, a calendar, and other information relevant to our membership. The App also allows your union to send you push notifications regarding important news…

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Healthcare Benefit Improvements for Qualified Members

By | Benefits & Pension, Breaking News

Attention Grocery Members- In the recent grocery contract negotiations with the companies, we were able to make improvements to your benefits. It is important that you open your enrollment packets and read them carefully. Here are some highlights to the changes: Unused dental and vision will roll over to the next year — Up to half of total benefit dollars can be used in the next calendar year and will not be lost Changes to working spouse rule that dramatically…

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