Nicole Faircloth of Stater Bros. 166, has been in the industry for 16 years. She started with Albertsons as a service deli clerk continued when the store was purchased, and is now a Customer Service Representative with Stater Bros.
Faircloth’s hobbies include reading, taking pictures of her kids, scrapbooking and spending time with her children.
When asked what inspired her to get more involved she said, “Working through the labor dispute of 2003/04 was a little scary and motivated me to get more involved.”
Q: How would your life be different if you were not a union member?
A: “I wouldn’t have the benefits, or the time that I do. I would probably have to work a second job to have what I get here.”
Q: If you could make a change in the workplace, what would it be?
A: “I would want people to understand what the union actually does for everyone.”
Q: What is it you like most about your job?
A: “Interacting with the public is the best part of my job. Being at the same store for 14 years has given me the opportunity to meet so many special people.”
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