UFCW Local 1459 News

New Report Says Virtual Labor Organizing Could Be Key In Organizing New Workers

The Century Foundation has a new report suggesting that virtual labor organizing could be the key to getting a new generation of workers to join unions.

New NLRB Election Rules Aid Alabama Workers in Joining the BCTGM

The unwavering strength and courage of 80 workers at a peanut-shelling plant in Alabama prevailed in their fight for dignity and respect through Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union representation.

UFCW Statement on Obergefell v. Hodges

Marc Perrone, International President of the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union (UFCW), today released the following statement in response to the Supreme Court’s decision in Obergefell v. Hodges.

via Daily dot
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UFCW President Perrone: “Passage of Fast Track is a Historic Bipartisan Failure the American People Will Never Forget.”

Today, Marc Perrone, International President of the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW), the largest private sector union in the nation, released the following statement in response to the U.S. Senate invoking cloture on and moving towards passage of Trade Promotion Authority, also known as Fast Track.

Workers at Cannabis Club Collective Approve First-Ever Washington State Contract

Workers at the Cannabis Club Collective, a medical marijuana dispensary in Tacoma, Wash., have approved the first-ever union contract for cannabis workers in Washington state and have joined UFCW Local 367. The vote to approve the contract was unanimous, and sets a new standard for cannabis workers in Washington.

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