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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California Labor Fed Announces 2014 Primary Endorsements

Apr 20, 2014

By: Krista Collard

In Oakland today, the California Labor Federation concluded its 2014 biennial pre-primary convention--a one-of-a-kind endorsement process that allows 2.1 million union workers to democratically elect delegates to debate and ultimately endorse in statewide constitutional races, Assembly, Senate, and congressional seats as well as ballot measures… [more]

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UFCW President Hansen Statement on Senate Vote Blocking Paycheck Fairness Act

Apr 09, 2014

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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… [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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