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.
Jul 14, 2014
Last month Julian Bond, the pioneering civil rights activist and former Georgia state legislator, addressed an audience gathered in Jackson, Mississippi, to celebrate and analyze the Mississippi Freedom Summer of 1964. Bond’s speech appears for the first time here [note: this… [more]
Protected: Shelved: Report on CA’s Food Retail Workers
2013 UFCW Legislative Scorecard
Jun 20, 2014
Findings Show that Despite Healthy Industry Growth, Wages and Working Conditions for Workers have Declined Precipitously
United Food and Commercial Workers Western States Council is pleased to announce the results of the largest and most comprehensive study of California’s food retail (grocery) industry to date.
Jun 04, 2014
UFCW Western States Council extends its heartfelt congratulations to our own UFCW Local 1428 President Connie Leyva for her success in yesterday's California Primary Election, where she advanced to the runoff against Republican Matthew Munson in the 20th Congressional district.
Connie, who began her career as an Alpha Beta grocery… [more]
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