Retail Workers Bill of Rights Passes Unanimously

We did it! On Tuesday, November 18th, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to pass The Retail workers Bill of Rights. UFCW5 along with Local 648, UFCW States Council and Jobs with Justice SF have been working to pass a bill called “Formula Retail Worker Bill of Rights”. Supervisors David Chiu and Eric Mar were the primary sponsors […]

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UFCW Local 5 Raley’s-Nob Hill Negotiations Update

  October 10, 2014 To all UFCW Local 5 members Employed by Raley’s Nob Hill: Contract Negotiations are beginning with the company again. The union has met with the employer once and has determined it is time to have meetings with the membership to bring you up to speed on developments. Please plan on attending one of the meetings at […]

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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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