Union News

F4L Contract Negotiation Store Huddles

By | Breaking News, FOOD 4 LESS

Attention Food4Less members: Your Food4Less contract extension expires in June 2021. With that in mind, UFCW Local 135’s leadership team will be visiting each Food4Less location in San Diego County over the next two weeks to hold a series of Store Huddles to discuss upcoming contract negotiations. Parent company Kroger has been playing hardball with other UFCW Locals across the country. We expect the same kind of resistance here. Therefore, we must all come together to discuss your needs and…

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Introducing New E-Board VP Michael McGee

By | Breaking News

UFCW Local 135 is proud to announce the appointment of Michael McGee as a Vice President to the Executive Board of the union. Michael fills the position previously held by Theresa Jacques who retired after working for 29 years at Rite Aid. Michael is a Pharmacy Clerk at CVS 8842 in El Cajon with five years of UFCW Local 135 union service. He will be the first member from CVS to join the Executive Board. Michael is also a Union…

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New Issue of The Worker

By | Breaking News

The latest issue of The Worker is now available to read online. Click HERE. Articles and other content include: Essential Retail and Healthcare Workers Need the Public’s Help The Pandemic Hasn’t Gone Away – Neither Should Hazard Pay Surviving COVID-19 My COVID-19 Story Disappointed in Rite Aid My Story as a Frontline Worker at Kaiser Permanente Our Hardworking Members Make UFCW Local 135 Great! An Essential Grocery Worker Speaks from the Frontlines Local 135 Helps Distribute Food Meet Your UFCW LOCAL 135 Executive Board…

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Imperial Valley Food Distribution on October 7

By | Breaking News

UFCW Local 135 will be in El Centro on Wednesday, October 7 from 2-5pm distributing free food alongside the San Diego & Imperial Counties Labor Council, Teamsters Local 542, and San Diego Food Bank. Please share with families in the Imperial Valley that could use some free groceries. This drive thru food distribution will serve up to 500 families. No questions asked. Just show up in your car, no walk ups allowed. For more info check out the flier in Spanish and English…

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Local 135 Membership and By-Laws Meetings on Oct 21

By | Breaking News

  There will be two online union meetings taking place on Wednesday, October 21 on Zoom. The first is our quarterly Membership Meeting at 5pm. All active, LOA and retired members are welcome to join us. The second is an Updated By-Laws Meeting at 6pm that is for ACTIVE members only. If you are on LOA or retired you can not attend. Active members will be voting on required changes to our by-laws. Send us an email at info@ufcw135.com to…

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New “No Pharmacist Left Alone” Regulations

By | Breaking News, Pharmacists Professional Division

UFCW member pharmacists have won a victory in their campaign to protect patients and public health! After hearing from UFCW member pharmacists, the California Board of Pharmacy adopted regulations that reinforce standards set out by SB 1442, the No Pharmacist Left Alone Law, written by Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco). The nation-leading, pro-patient regulation, drafted in response to a petition by UFCW, will help protect patients by requiring stores to make a designated, qualified staff member available to help pharmacists…

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HRA Deadline Extended

By | Breaking News

Attention Food Contract members: Your Health Reimbursement Account (HRA) deadline has been extended through September 30. If you have any questions please contact your Insurance Department at (619) 298-7772 Extension 8.

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Kids Halloween Coloring Contest

By | Breaking News

UFCW Local 135 is organizing a Kids Halloween Coloring Contest for the children and grandchildren of our members. We have 80 Halloween costumes in various sizes and varieties to give away. Halloween won’t be the same this year therefore we’re having this contest early so that the winners can have fun and wear their costume the entire month. To enter this first come, first serve giveaway download the entry form and one of the two uncolored pages. The forms and the…

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