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UFCW Statement on Farm Bill

April 18, 2018 at 9:52 pm

WASHINGTON, D.C. —Marc Perrone, president of the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union (UFCW), released the following statement regarding the...

A packinghouse worker’s account of MLK and the 1968 sanitation strike

April 16, 2018 at 5:50 pm

Anna Mae Weems, a member of the United Packinghouse Workers of America (UPWA), one of the unions that would later merge...

A UFCW Retiree Recalls How She Typed Her Way Into History

April 16, 2018 at 4:38 pm

Fifty years ago, Bonnie Blair worked as a secretary at the Retail Clerks International Union in Memphis, Tennessee, which is...

UFCW Endorses Poor People’s Campaign Revival

April 12, 2018 at 4:00 pm

Washington, D.C. – Today, the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union (UFCW), one of the largest private sector unions in...

UFCW Member Spotlight: Joe Pacacha

April 11, 2018 at 8:51 pm

For over 40 years, Joseph Pacacha has been going in to work at Riverbed Foods in Pittsburgh, PA where he helps...