Leticia Martinez of Ralphs #139, has been in the industry for over 20 years. She started out as a courtesy clerk and is now a cashier.

Martinez’s hobbies include spending time with her family and spending time outdoors.

When asked what inspired her to get more involved she said, “I always wanted to help people with the things that they need, now I can.”

Q: How would your life be different if you weren’t a union member?

A: “I wouldn’t have the benefits or the protections that I do now.”

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

A: “My family.”

Q: What do you like most about your job?

A: “I love working with people.”