CA Legislature Extends Essential COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave to Workers

Source: UFCW Western States Council Today, the California Labor Federation, the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) California and the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Western States Council came together to applaud the California Legislature’s passage of AB 152/SB 136 to extend COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave to essential workers [...]

Senate Sends Bill Preventing Employers From Discriminating Against Cannabis Users to Governor’s Desk

Source: UFCW Western States Council Today, the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Western States Council applauded the California State Senate’s passage of AB 2188 (Quirk), which would prohibit employers from discriminating against employees who use cannabis off the job and away from the worksite by using out-dated urine testing [...]

2022-08-30T16:32:50+00:00August 30th, 2022|Tags: , , , |

Union pharmacists reject contract offer from SoCal grocery stores, vote in favor of a strike authorization

Source: CBS News Pharmacists working at grocery stores all over Southern California have rejected the latest contract offer from employers and have authorized a strike if negotiations fail to meet their contract demands. The UFCW, which represents seven locals who make up largest union grocery contract in the country, said [...]

2022-08-01T23:29:20+00:00August 1st, 2022|Tags: , , , |

Southern California Grocery Workers Ratify Historic Contract Agreement with Ralphs, Albertsons, Vons and Pavilions

Source: UFCW Essential Workers Achieve Groundbreaking Contract Through Solidarity BLOOMINGTON, CALIF.  (April 14, 2022) — Today, members of UFCW Local 1167 voted overwhelmingly to join their fellow union members across Southern California in ratifying a new three-year contract with Ralphs, Albertsons, Vons and Pavilions. Following the contract ratification, the seven UFCW local unions in Southern California released the following statement: “Today, tens [...]

‘Unified and militant’: Grocery workers get double-digit pay raises in new contract

By Margot Roosevelt Source: Los Angeles Times Whipsawed by the pandemic, spurred by fury over wage stagnation and alarmed by inflation, Southern California’s unionized grocery workers gained their biggest pay raises in decades Thursday as they ratified a new contract with the region’s largest food chains. The three-year contract’s overwhelming [...]

2022-04-15T15:18:22+00:00April 15th, 2022|Tags: , , , , |

UFCW Ratifies Deal With Stater Bros. Markets

By Emily Crowe Source: Progressive Grocer A new three-year contract with Stater Bros. Markets has been ratified by Southern California grocery workers. Members of six United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) unions voted to accept the deal, which will give workers higher wages, protected pension provisions and stronger healthcare benefits. Key [...]

A grocery worker strike was imminent. Then came a 30-hour bargaining marathon

By Margot Roosevelt Source: Los Angeles Times A union representing 47,000 Southern California grocery workers tentatively signed a new three-year contract with Ralphs, Albertsons, Vons and Pavilions, averting a strike they had authorized last week. The contract will be put to a vote next week by rank-and-file members of seven [...]

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