Cesar Chavez Holiday

UFCW 5 acknowledges and Celebrates Cesar Chavez Holiday.  Local 5 offices will be closed in observance 3/31/17 “Chavez left a legacy as an educator, environmentalist, and a civil rights leader. And his cause lives on. As farmworkers and laborers across America continue to struggle for fair treatment and fair wages, we find strength in what Cesar Chavez accomplished so many […]

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Sign Petition to Dump Supreme Court Nominee Gorsuch

Neil Gorsuch may be one of the worst supreme court nominees ever, and that is saying something with some of the awful candidates put forward like Robert Bork and disasters like  Antonin Scalia and Clarence Thomas who actually made it to the court. Gorsuch, son of disgraced Reagan EPA Director Anne Gorsuch-Burford, has a track record that is as impeccably […]

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National “Right to Work” Bill Introduced, Aims to Weaken Workers & Their Unions

February 1, 2017 Congressmen Joe Wilson (R-SC) and Steve King (R-IA) introduced national right to work legislation on February 1. The term right to work as it applies to this bill is wildly inaccurate because it has nothing to do with gaining employment, it actually allows workers to shirk their responsibility to co-workers by not paying dues and in turn defunds and weakens unions. […]

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Opposition to Trump Escalates

Opposition to the Trump Administration’s radical right wing agenda is escalating. Clearly the wishful thinking that Trump would become a more mature leader once the magnitude of the office he occupies sunk in turned out to be just that, wishful thinking. In his first week in office Trump has attempted to push through the singularly most unqualified group of candidates in history for cabinet posts, […]

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Vacation Selection Deadline:

Vacation Selection Deadline: This is a reminder to most employees covered by a retail store contract that you must select your vacation periods by February 1st. If you have lost your prior selection by reason of less seniority you may select from the remaining available weeks or days, however, this must be completed by March 1st.  

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