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SCOTUS Ruling on DACA and DAPA: Justice Delayed Once Again for Immigrant Workers

June 23, 2016

Court ruling on anti-immigrant lawsuit points to the need for comprehensive immigration reform, says Union President Washington, D.C. – As the Supreme Court suspends President Obama’s executive actions on immigration, the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union (UFCW), America’s largest private sector labor union, released the following statement: “Immigrant workers are by far the […]

Hillary Clinton Meets with Retail Workers at UFCW Conference

May 26, 2016

In sit down with Sec. Clinton, retail workers talk about organizing and their fight for fair work practices  (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, […]

“Exceptions are primarily in plants that have unions…” 

May 13, 2016

  Oxfam reports unionized poultry workers have better workplace protection; non-unionized poultry workers in Pampers   Washington, D.C. – Yesterday’s Washington Post Wonk Blog post “I had to wear Pampers’: The cruel reality the people who bring you cheap chicken allegedly endure,” highlighted inhuman working conditions within the poultry industry, as documented by a new […]

What Work Does to a Person

April 27, 2016

Union President Statement for Workers Memorial Day Washington, D.C. – Today Marc Perrone, International President of the UFCW released the following statement in advance of Workers Memorial Day – April 28th. “Work can do amazing things for a person,” said UFCW President Marc Perrone. “But, we also know what work can do to a person physically. […]

One Thousand March Through South Los Angeles in Support of Respect and a Fair Union Contract for El Super Grocery Workers

April 5, 2016

—March coincides with El Super’s parent company -Grupo Comercial Chedraui- Board of Directors meeting in Mexico— Los Angeles— On Monday, April 4, El Super grocery workers represented by the UFCW marched together with more than 1,000 supporters -through the streets of South Los Angeles- to demand respect and a fair contract. The march coincided with […]

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