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UFCW and Politics

In every legislative issue that matters to working people, UFCW members have been on the front lines advocating for change that works and for policies that help working families in America.

National UFCW Political News

UFCW Local 1245 Member Embraces Hispanic Heritage Month by Getting Involved

October 15, 2018 at 2:32 pm

Esau Valencia has been a UFCW Local 1245 shop steward at Kings Supermarket for 20 years. Over that time, he’s become increasingly involved in efforts to get out the vote, and this year is no exception. He’s one of the many shining examples of hardworking UFCW members honoring Hispanic Heritage Month by getting involved in their communities. Over the last few weeks, Esau has been helping fellow members get registered to vote at his store and has volunteered his time going door to door as well. He says that “Although Hispanics are generally more politically involved in other countries, we as a people are active in the U.S., but more can still be done. It takes all of us to make change – to receive the better wages and respect we’ve earned.” 

Fort Bliss Barbers in Texas Stand Together for a Better Life

June 25, 2018 at 5:26 pm

On May 24, approximately 37 barbers from the Fort Bliss Army Base in El Paso, Texas, voted unanimously to join UFCW...

A Better Contract for Food Workers in New Jersey

June 25, 2018 at 5:25 pm

UFCW Local 152 members who work at Case’s Pork Roll in Trenton, New Jersey, ratified a new contract that includes better...

UFCW Members Take Over D.C. for Poor People’s Campaign

June 25, 2018 at 5:23 pm

Over 500 UFCW members representing 20 locals from across the country poured into Washington, D.C., for the Poor People’s Campaign “Global...

UFCW Condemns ICE Raids in Ohio

June 25, 2018 at 5:17 pm

The UFCW denounced last week’s ICE raids at Fresh Mark plants in the Ohio towns of Canton, Massillon and Salem, and...