Rallies and demonstrations in San Jose and Oakland attracted large crowds of people showing their support for immigration reform on Wednesday, May 1. Some called for the hourly minimum wage to be raised to $15.
Above is a photo of one of the demonstrations that UFCW5 and its members participated in on May 1st.
The community relations department works with the union’s community allies to collaborate on issues of joint interest and to promote the local with the general public.
The department promotes stronger ties in the community by raising the union’s profile at festivals, fairs, cultural events, concerts and a host of other venues.