Sometimes it seems like elected officials don’t listen to us or that our voices are not heard. They don’t seem to understand the needs of hardworking men and women who just want a better life for their families. It can seem as if they are listening to the corporate lobbyists rather than the voters who elected them. We set out to meet with our elected officials and push for legislation that benefits and protects workers and families, not corporations.
On Wednesday, May 17th, UFCW members from across California commenced on the steps of the State Capitol to meet with legislators about issues that are important for working families. From afar you could see the groups of gold walking down the halls of the Capitol building.