Member of the Week: Richard Yanez

Richard Yanez of CVS 8844 has been in the industry for 14 years. He started as a backup scan coordinator and is now a Cosmetician.

Yanez’s hobbies include spending time at the beach, rollerblading, kayaking and paddle surfing.

When asked what inspired him to get more involved he said, “I wanted to be more informed for myself and was inspired to look out for my co-workers.”

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

A: “I really enjoy our customers and the flexible hours.”

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

A: “It’s pretty clear working for CVS. As there are several non-union stores, I know that I wouldn’t have my benefits, or the protections of my contract.”