Member of the Week: Erica Martinez

Erica Martinez of Vons #2513 has been in the industry for 14 years. She started as a courtesy clerk and is now a cashier.

When asked what inspired her to get more involved she said, “My friend Nora Whittington made me want to get involved and learn more. I really wanted to be better informed.”

Q: How would your life be different if you were not a union member?

A: “I would be worried about job protection.”

Q: If you could make a change in the workplace, what would it be?

A: “For everyone to be more pleasant.”

Q: What in your life are you most proud of?

A: “I am proud of my family.”

Q: What is it you like most about your job?

A: “I really enjoy working with people.”