UFCW statement on Compassionate Use Program rules

On November 28, 2016, in News, Organizing, Politics, by admin

The United Food and Commercial Workers Union, Local 1000, our affiliated unions and International Union, stand in favor of Texas’ Compassionate Use Program to give patients with intractable epilepsy patients access to low-THC cannabis oil that is high in the non-psychoactive compound cannabidiol (CBD). UFCW supports this law – and its fair implementation – for […]

Special Thanksgiving Message

On November 24, 2016, in News, by admin

From Local 1000 Pres. Burris: Thanksgiving from America’s food union After a long and divisive election, it is time for all of us to celebrate the spirit of a holiday season that brings us all together. As America’s food union, United Food and Commercial Workers members proudly prepare and make many of the foods those […]

2017 Quarterly Membership Meeting Schedule

On November 7, 2016, in News, by admin

2017 Quarterly Membership Meeting Schedule Please find our 2017 Quarterly Membership Meeting Schedule. We are making one change to the DFW meeting in switching from the Doubletree to the Westin DFW (across the street). All members are invited to participate in membership meetings to learn the latest news affecting your union contract, health and welfare […]

Kroger Contract Tip: Claiming More Hours

On October 17, 2016, in News, by admin

Are you having trouble getting a full schedule every week? Did you know you can use your union contract to get more hours at work? Article 18. Section 14 (d) “Part-time employees, by classification with the most seniority within a store, will be allowed to claim daily and weekly schedules up to eight (8) hours […]



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