Many workers are experiencing similar challenges in workplaces across the country. If you are a member with a COVID-19 concern in your workplace please contact your District Union Representative. Additional resources are available at UFCW8.org/covid19
UFCW members have access to a FREE college benefit where you can earn a degree in Business Management, Criminal Justice, Information Technology, Medical Coding and so much more! Visit UFCW.org/college for more details
As a member of our UFCW family, not only do you get a contract that provides important benefits, like job security and quality, affordable health care—you are also eligible for a number of exclusive discount programs. Visit www.myufcw.org for details.
Whether it is for travel, work, or just for fun, the UFCW’s free foreign language program makes learning a new language easy. As a UFCW you can learn a new language for FREE, visit UFCW.ORG/language for more details.
UFCW members can take General Equivalency Diploma (GED) classes for free through Essential GED. This GED program offers a customized learning plan, so that you’ll be able to successfully prepare yourself to pass the GED test, regardless of when you last went to school. Visit UFCW.org/ged for more details.
The Supreme Court ruled that Union-represented workers have the right to Union representation during all meetings or discussions with supervisors or managers that the member reasonably believes might lead to discipline.
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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.
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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.
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!