UFCW Local 5 Negotiations Update

Lucky-Save Mart Hires Union-Busting Consultant, Company Stalling February 21, 2014 Lucky-Save Mart has not yet agreed to set the next bargaining date. It was discussed during the last negotiating sessions that the company would contact the unions when they had finished analyzing pension information they requested from the Trust Fund. The unions stand ready to bargain, and when a date […]

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Active Member Projects by Members at Macy’s

The Active Member Project at UFCW5 is a way for your Union to provide opportunities to plug members into their union.  Pictured above are members at Macy’s at Union Square willing to volunteer their time to share their talents to help strengthen the voices of our members.  Look for a series of videos and 3D animation projects to be shared […]

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UFCW5 eNewsletter

October 31, 2013– EBoard Approves Financial Support to UFCW Local 7 Flood Victims In September, Colorado was hit by record amounts of rainfall generating devastating flash floods that destroyed roads and lines of communications and inundated thousands of homes, forcing people to evacuate and leaving them stranded. It has left many of our UFCW Local 7 sisters and brothers in […]

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UFCW Activists Arrested at Massive Immigration March

“UFCW Local 5’s ongoing advocacy and agitation for immigration reform is driven by the impact of the current failed system on our members, their families and countless workers in our union’s industries. The House of Representatives must follow the common sense approach of the Senate and act now to pass a comprehensive immigration reform bill. We are proud to participate in this […]

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October 2013 Open Enrollment Fairs for Plan Year 2014

The UFCW Trust Fund has scheduled fairs to introduce members to the Open Enrollment process, offer information about their new benefits, field questions and assist with their on-line Open Enrollment. These open enrollment fairs are open to all Active Members and UEBT Retirees.  Computers and staff will be on hand to assist with the enrollment process. Locations and Dates: Times: […]

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Take Action: Support Striking Walmart Workers on “Ride for Respect”

This week, brave Walmart workers from coast to coast are joining together in what’s shaping up to be the most aggressive strike against Walmart in history. Striking Walmart workers and their supporters from southern California and all across the country just embarked on the “Ride for Respect” caravan to Bentonville, Arkansas when the Walmart shareholders will be holding their annual […]

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Union Solidarity News

Support AT&T Park Concession Workers’ fight for a fair contract On April 1, 2009, the 750 concessions workers at AT&T Park – employees of Centerplate, a Spartanburg, South Carolina company – received their last wage increase.  Since then, the San Francisco Giants have gone on to win two World Series Championships and achieve astonishing financial success.  Meanwhile, the hardworking food […]

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May Day Events!

Some media coverage from May Day actions around the Bay Area. Great turnouts and show of solidarity! Check out UFCW5 member Carmen Soto working security during the march in San Jose.  Send in your photos of the May Day Event you attended and we will be sure to post them on the website.  getinvolved@ufcw5.org.

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