GUEST BLOG – UFCW at Workers’ Rights Board Hearing!

On September 2, 2014, in Uncategorized, by admin

Every Saturday before Labor Day for the past eight years a Workers’ Rights Board Hearing is held to inform the public and people of faith about the workplace abuses workers face everyday. These hearings have been organized by North Texas Jobs with Justice and this year’s topic was “The Low-Wage Crisis: How can People of [...]

UFCW ALS Ice Bucket Challenge!

On August 25, 2014, in Uncategorized, by admin

Local 1000 President Ricky Burris accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, after being challenged by his wife Tracey, and has challenged UFCW members to take up the challenge and donate to a worthy cause!  Post by UFCW Local 1000. What is ALS?Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in [...]

UFCW staff learning new servicing technology in San Antonio

On August 20, 2014, in Uncategorized, by admin

UFCW staff spent a few days in San Antonio this week learning about new technology that will fundamentally change how UFCW services its members. Local 1000 is putting member resources into a new, efficient tool for members to have their membership applications, grievances, transfer requests and other important matters processed quickly and efficiently and safely. [...]

Dozens of Local 1000 members volunteer in Dallas and Irving!

On August 16, 2014, in Uncategorized, by admin

UFCW Local 1000 members from across North Texas came together today in Dallas and Irving to knock on doors, make phone calls, and persuade the community to support strong pro-worker leaders like Carol Donovan, Susan Motley, Wendy Davis, Leticia Van de Putte, among others. These Local 1000 members are the same grocery store workers that [...]

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