News From: UFCW

by Brian Young | on Oct 17, 2016

Jim Beam Union on Strike

Production of Kentucky bourbon has been soaring over the last few years, hitting the highest amount sold since 1967 acording to the Associated Press. While this is good news for the companies and the...

by Guest Post | on Aug 17, 2016

A Labor Day Art Contest

Every year, we celebrate Labor Day to honor working people and all their contributions to our country and its middle class. The UFCW is made up of hard-working men and women who serve in our...

by Guest Post | on May 12, 2016

Big Tony just got even bigger

Tony Speelman, a committed labor leader who has dedicated nearly four decades of fighting for hard working men and women, was unanimously elected President of the over 20,000 member United Food...

by Press and Media | on Apr 14, 2016

Hill Gets Big Donation from Walmart’s Alice Walton

By Zach Gorelick of Freebeacon.comA major anti-Walmart union is staying tight-lipped about billionaire Walmart heiress Alice Walton’s six-figure donation to Hillary Clinton.The United Food and...

by Brian Young | on Mar 02, 2016

Getting paid to get dressed

For factory workers, their day doesn’t start when they clock in and stand in front of a machine, it begins when they beginning getting dressed for work.  When you work at a food processing...

by Kris LaGrange | on Dec 05, 2015

Knock it off IKEA!

After workers at an IKEA in Stoughton Mass filed for a union election and the company refused to respond, the IKEA workers began picketing outside the store. The employees, submitted a letter to...

by Daniel Hinton | on Sep 17, 2015

Target Pharmacists Vote Yes to Union

For the first time in the company's 113-year history, Target pharmacy employees in Brooklyn have voted to organize a labor union. According to a filing from the NLRB, a small group of pharmacists...

by Brian Young | on Jul 17, 2015

Quality King likes men, not women.

Workers at Quality King, a pharmaceutical and personal care products repacking company, rallied at the company’s headquarters in Bellport Long Island this week.  The workers, who are...

by Brian Young | on Mar 09, 2015

Fresh Direct Continues Anti Worker Attacks

The United Food and Commercial Workers Local 2013, has announced that they will sue Fresh Direct for firing and penalizing workers who did not show up during state of emergencies over the last year....

by Brian Young | on Mar 06, 2015

Arrested at the Car Wash!

On Wednesday, Restaurant, Wholesale  and Department Store Workers Union (RWDSU) president Stuart Applebaum, United Food and Commercial Workers International President Marc Perrone...

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