The United Food and Commercial Workers Western States Council is the regional coordinating body of 11 UFCW local unions representing over 200,000 workers in California, Arizona, Nevada and Utah. The Council is a part of the 1.2 million member strong UFCW International Union. UFCW members are standing together to improve the lives of workers, families and communities. 

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UFCW President Hansen Statement on Senate Vote Blocking Paycheck Fairness Act

Apr 09, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C.Joe Hansen, International President of the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union (UFCW), today released the following statement after Senate Republicans blocked the Paycheck Fairness Act, a bill that would stiffen penalties for corporations that discriminate against women. 

“The average woman still makes only 77 cents for every… [more]

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New Report Highlights Impact of “Just-in-Time” Scheduling on Workers, Families and Businesses

Mar 24, 2014

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A new report by the Center for Law and Social Policy, Retail Action Project, and Women Employed shows the negative impact of unpredictable work schedules on workers, families and businesses. Titled more]

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El Super Workers Rally in Los Angeles for a Fair Contract

Mar 07, 2014

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 Over 100 workers, labor leaders, community activists, students and clergy members gathered outside a South Los Angeles El Super store this afternoon to demand a fair contract for union grocery workers at the chain. UFCW Local 770 workers and supporters delivered a letter to the store’s managers expressing the urgency of the workers’ need… [more]

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