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UFCW Western States Council Applauds Governor Newsom’s Mandatory Mask Order

Sacramento, CA – Today, UFCW Western States Council released the following statement from Andrea Zinder, president, UFCW Western States Council and UFCW Local 324 on Governor Gavin Newsom’s mandatory order requiring masks in all indoor public spaces:

“The 200,000 members of UFCW Western States Council put themselves at risk every day during the COVID-19 pandemic because we know grocery workers, meat packers and pharmacists are essential to keeping Californians healthy. Governor Newsom’s mandatory mask requirement will help reduce the risk our essential workers face from constant exposure to the public. A uniform mask requirement across California is an important step toward slowing the virus’ spread in our communities and keeping both frontline workers and customers healthy.”

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June 18, 2020

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