Our highest priority will always be to defend and protect our hard-working union members
Washington, D.C. – The United Food and Commercial Workers International Union (UFCW), which represents 1.2 million essential workers across North America, including retail pharmacists, released the following statement in response to Rite Aid filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Sunday.
UFCW International President Marc Perrone released the following statement:
“As the union that represents more than 10,000 essential Rite Aid workers across the country, the UFCW’s highest priority will always be to defend and protect our hard-working union members.
We will vigorously protect all collective bargaining agreements to remain in place and through the bankruptcy process, where we also will petition the court to have a seat at the table when it comes to protecting our members wages and benefits.”
The UFCW International is the largest private sector union in the United States, representing 1.2 million workers and their families in grocery, meatpacking, food processing, healthcare, cannabis, retail, and other essential industries. UFCW members serve our communities in all 50 states, Canada and Puerto Rico. Learn more about the UFCW at ufcw.org.