Robert Alvarado of Ralphs #139, has been in the industry for 14 years. He started as a ripper and is now a Food Clerk.
When asked what inspired him to get more involved he said, “I always love knowing what is going on around me and I never liked bullys.”
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: “Fridays, and working with my coworkers.”
Q: How would your life be different if you were not a union member?
A: “I wouldn’t have the opportunities that I do. Job security, and benefits have made things easier.”
Q: If you could make a change in the workplace, what would it be?
A: “To have more help, or more hours available.”
Q: What in your life are you most proud of?
A: “My family.”