UFCW Local 1459 News

UFCW Statement on First Presidential Debate

 Marc Perrone, President of the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) International Union, made the following statement regarding the first Presidential debate between Secretary Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.

“Tonight’s debate showed what so many of our members already know: Secretary Clinton is the undisputed champion of fighting for the issues that truly matter to hard-working families. Frustrated Americans are facing serious challenges and deserve to see real plans for real change, not slogans or empty words. When it comes to building the better America our members care so passionately about, it is clear that Secretary Clinton has the right experience, knowledge, and vision to be the next President of the United States.”

New York Marijuana Workers Ratify First RWDSU/UFCW Contract

In September, two years after medical marijuana was passed into law in New York, workers at Vireo Health ratified their first RWDSU/UFCW contract. The Vireo Health workers are members of RWDSU/UFCW Local 338, and this union contract is the first in the history of New York state’s new medical cannabis industry.

Donald Trump Keeps Trying to Con Union Members

It's hardly front-page news that Donald Trump is a big-league flip-flopper. Through Sept. 7, NBC News has tracked "117 distinct policy shifts on 20 major issues, tracking only his reversals since he announced his candidacy on June 16, 2015."

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