June 23, 2022 in President's Report

Historic Retail Food Contracts Are Triumph of Union Solidarity

‘Historic” is a word people are using — with justification — to describe the contracts our supermarket members have ratified across the state. The new agreements culminate many months of…
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June 14, 2022 in Negotiations, News, Retail Food (Northern California )

Northern CA Foods Co. and UFCW 8-Golden State Reach Tentative Agreement

ROSEVILLE, CALIF. (June 14, 2022) — UFCW 8-Golden State has reached a tentative agreement for members working at Northern Calif. Foods Co. locations. The new agreement follows recent contracts reached…
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May 26, 2022 in Negotiations, News, Retail Food (Northern California )

Raley’s, Bel Air and Nob Hill Foods Negotiations Update – May 26, 2022

This past week, UFCW 8-Golden State, along with UFCW Local 5, had meetings with Raley’s to continue working towards reaching an agreement which we could recommend to our respective members.…
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May 4, 2022 in Negotiations, News, Press Releases, Retail Food (Northern California )

UFCW 8 Members Ratify Historic Contracts with Safeway/Vons and Save Mart/Lucky/Food Maxx

Union Supermarket Workers Endorse Agreement Providing Major Wage Increases and Protected Benefits ROSEVILLE, CALIF. (May 4, 2022) — Members of UFCW 8-Golden State, representing supermarket workers in Northern and Central…
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To the customers … The members of UFCW 8 are your friends and neighbors in the community, and we want you to know how much we appreciate your support!

The choices you make when considering where to shop say a lot about the standards you want for your family and your community.

When you shop at a Union store, you uphold the highest standards for quality, value, safety, and service in the retail food and drug industry.

We are grateful for the customers who support our members, helping make it possible for our members to raise their families, pay their taxes, and participate in building better communities.  Our members are proud professionals who are committed to customer support with the best shopping experience.

Together we prove …

Solidarity Works!

What is the UFCW?

The UFCW (United Food and Commercial Workers) is a group of people just like you who stand together to protect their rights at work and improve their lives.

As a member of UFCW 8-Golden State, you are a vital part of a great organization whose only purpose is to look out for the best interests of you and your family.

Your Union makes sure you are treated fairly, makes sure your health care is there when you need it, and helps during personal or family crises. You’re part of a family that looks out for you and yours every day.

About UFCW 8

UFCW 8 Staff and Office Locations

As a member, you have the highly experienced professionals of UFCW 8-Golden State who are trained to help all members, wherever you work.

Your District Union Representatives are there to keep members informed of developments, including contract negotiations, changes in laws and regulations affecting the workplace, and events of interest to the Union family.

UFCW 8’s dedicated and well-trained office staff is available to help you by providing general membership info, explaining benefits, assisting with filing grievances, acting as a liaison for medical and pension issues and so much more!

UFCW 8 Office Locations