Author: Mercedes

Rick Eiden Honorary Scholarship

RICK EIDEN – 1ST ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIP FOR ALL UFCW LOCAL 324 MEMBERS This Scholarship is in addition to the Food and Non-Food Scholarships currently offered at Local 324. This scholarship is for all members attending school part-time and member’s dependents who are attending college full-time. The scholarship will be awarded based on an essay of 500 words or less on the relevance of the Labor Movement today. There will be three winners as follows: 1st Place = $2,500 2nd Place = $1,000 3rd Place = $1,000 Essays must be submitted to the Scholarship Department at Local 324 by August...

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Food 4 Less Update

After 3 bargaining sessions with Food 4 Less, we have made no progress on the big issues in these negotiations: fair wages, higher minimum hourly guarantees, protection of your medical benefits, and improved scheduling language. Although your contract has expired, Food 4 Less is required to continue all provisions as we continue negotiations. Food 4 Less is a profitable company because of your hard work. You deserve a fair contract that allows your family to afford to live in Southern California. Your Union has made proposals along these lines and we are committed to these goals. Stand together for...

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Food 4 Less Update

Update 5/16/17 Negotiations on your new Union contract began May 12. We are disappointed to report that Food 4 Less does not appear to recognize that your hard work is critical to their success. Management has made proposals which would take away important job protections and could affect your overall pay. This is not acceptable. Your union has made proposals to improve your living standard and maintain your benefits. We know the cost of living continues to increase and your hard work should allow you to make ends meet. It is still early in the bargaining process and several...

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CVS Negotiations Update

CVS Update 5/10/17 After several bargaining sessions with CVS we can report some progress. However, the most critical issues of guaranteed hours and health care access and affordability have yet to be resolved. Your Union is standing firm on our position that the company medical plan is inadequate and that everyone deserves a living wage. We have several additional bargaining sessions scheduled during May and June. We have made it clear that you will not accept take away proposals and that we are united in our goals of improving your health benefits and providing more opportunities for you to...

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