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. 


El Super Boycott East LA Store

Justice for El Super Workers

Apr 01, 2015

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Approximately 575 low-wage, predominately Latino workers at seven El Super locations are represented by four Southern California UFCW Union locals. On September 27, 2013 their collective bargaining agreement with El Super expired and the company has since refused to negotiate a… [more]

Protected: Shelved: Report on CA’s Food Retail Workers


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2013 UFCW Legislative Scorecard

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BREAKING: New Series Explores Income Inequality in California

Feb 06, 2015

InequalityA new series from Capital and Main takes an in-depth, innovative look at economic inequality in California. 

Reporters traveled… [more]


UFCW Western States Council General Election Endorsements for November 2014

Sep 16, 2014


United Food and Commercial Workers Western States Council is pleased to announce the following endorsements for California state races and ballot… [more]


Support UFCW Workers, Boycott Food 4 Less/FoodsCo.

Aug 25, 2014


8.26.14 BREAKING NEWS from UFCW Local 770: Tentative Agreement Reached!!  

The strength, courage and hard work of workers and the community enabled us to reach a tentative… [more]



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UFCW States Council Releases Largest-Ever Study of California’s Grocery Industry Workers

Jun 20, 2014

Findings Show that Despite Healthy Industry Growth, Wages and Working Conditions for Workers have… [more]

Bill Killer: The Chamber of Commerce’s “Job Killer” List and it’s Pro-Worker Victims

Jan 22, 2014

By: Gary Cohn Illustration: Lalo Alcaraz The California Chamber of Commerce represents more than 13,000… [more]

Sweeping Decision by Labor Board against Walmart is Largest Ever Complaint against Employer

Jan 16, 2014

[Originally published January 15, 2014] WASHINGTON — The National Labor Relations Board issued the… [more]

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UFCW Western States Council Congratulates Governor Brown on Signing of SB 270

Sep 30, 2014

For Immediate Release – September 30, 2014 OAKLAND, CA - The United Food and Commercial Workers… [more]

United Food and Commercial Workers Western States Council Congratulates Assembly Member Lorena Gonzalez on Passage of AB 1522

Sep 02, 2014

Oakland, CA– United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Western States Council congratulates Assembly… [more]

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