News From: UFCW

by Kris LaGrange | on Oct 02, 2020

Podcast: Should Freeloaders Get Help from the Union?

IUOE Local 150 is suing for the right to not represent freeloaders in the union, but some big national unions are opposed to the move. NYC principals are asking the state to take over the city school...

by Kris LaGrange | on Sep 28, 2020

Hazard Pay Reached at Union Grocer

At the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, grocery store workers were hailed as the unsung heroes. As other jobs went remote, these workers continued to keep the shelves of the store stocked and the...

by Kris LaGrange | on Aug 10, 2020

Major Organizing Wins in the Midst of a Pandemic

Even in the middle of a pandemic, workers are organizing. Elections were delayed for a few months while the NLRB figured out how to work from home, but they have now restarted and many employees are...

by Brian Young | on May 14, 2020

Kroger's to Eliminate Hero Pay

While the COVID-19 crisis continues to wreak havoc on states across the country, one of the nation’s largest supermarkets has decided that the crisis is over and has begun cutting pay for their...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 27, 2020

2-Minute Tribute to Grocery Store Workers

Tuesday, April 28th is Workers Memorial Day, a day to mourn the workers who died on the job over the past year. This year’s remembrance takes on a new meaning as our essential workers go to...

by Brian Young | on Apr 27, 2020

25% of Pork Producers Close after Outbreak

As COVID-19 continues to spread, meatpacking plants have been hit especially hard. 25% of the pork industry has been shut down and 10% of the beef industry has closed. This is causing some to be...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 17, 2020

Podcast: A Union Boom after COVID-19

Glen Casey calls in to talk about NY Governor Andrew Cuomo's handling of the COVID-19 Pandemic, Steve LeVine of Medium calls in to talk about how America is about to witness a huge growth of...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 10, 2020

Frontline: Grocery Workers

During the COVID-19 pandemic, grocery stores have become vital resources. Oftentimes the local supermarket is the only trip outside of the house that people are making anymore. Without these stores,...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 08, 2020

Companies Step Up to Save America

In times of crisis, American companies are sometimes asked to step up and help. During World War II, auto companies began producing tanks and during natural disasters, Budweiser cans water instead of...

by Brian Young | on Mar 25, 2020

UFCW: Make Grocers Essential

Grocery stores across the nation have become lifebloods for communities that are forced to quarantine. For many, it is people's only chance to get out of the house and talk to people in person....

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