A Voice for Working America
The future of working families depends on a united voice that can stand up to powerful corporate interests.
The working men and women of the UFCW are that voice.
UFCW members work in a wide range of fields in the U.S., Puerto Rico and Canada but are concentrated in grocery stores, meatpacking and poultry plants, food processing and manufacturing plants, and retail stores. We’re proud of the jobs we work and are dedicated to improving not only the standards at our union workplaces, but raising the bar for jobs throughout the entirety of our industries.
Together, we can help rebuild American jobs through:
- Negotiating good contracts with our employers that allow employers and employees to find common ground and hold both sides to a high level of excellence.
- Advocating for workers’ issues on the local, state, and national levels so we can make sure our concerns are heard above the drone of corporate lobbyists.
- Organizing more workers in our industries, not only because it grows our movement, but because greater representation within a given industry makes it easier for good employers to reward their employees.When big companies like Walmart slash benefits and wages, it has a negative effect on job standards not only within the company, but has a ripple effect throughout the entire global retail industry. But when workers come together to achieve improvements in their workplaces, that also has an impact that is greater than just their companys. The more workers with representation, the more influence we have to affect positive change and restore balance to our economy.
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UFCW International President Joe Hansen Co-Authors OpEd About Dangers of Walmart’s Reach into Our Classrooms
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