UFCW Testifies Against SB 75

On March 13, 2017, in Politics, by admin

UFCW stands against SB 75, a bill that would limit the ability for young workers to join labor unions. Communications and Political Director Anthony Elmo testified on behalf of UFCW. Read the testimony here: UFCW Testimony on SB 75 THANK YOU MADAME CHAIR AND THE OTHER MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE FOR HAVING ME HERE TODAY […]

UFCW Local 1000 Supports Paid Sick Leave Legislation in Oklahoma

On January 31, 2017, in News, Politics, by admin

For Immediate Release:        January 31st, 2017 Contact:         Anthony Elmo, AnthonyElmo@ufcw1000.org UFCW Local 1000 Supports Paid Sick Leave Legislation OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – UFCW Local 1000 released the following statement in response to Oklahoma State Representative Collin Walke (HD-87) introducing House Bill 1310, the “Healthy Families and Workplace Act.” “No one should ever be forced […]

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 […]

Hillary Clinton Meets with Retail Workers at UFCW Conference

On May 27, 2016, in Politics, by admin

(LAS VEGAS, NV) – Today, Secretary Hillary Clinton met with hard-working retail workers from across the industry to discuss the  issues impacting them, their families, and co-workers.  During the meeting, the workers talked about their day-to-day challenges, including workplace intimidation, scheduling and unpredictable hours. The emotional visit with Clinton included workers from Albertson’s, Macy’s, El Super and […]

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