Weingarten Rights

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.

Together we prove …

Solidarity Works!

September 10, 2021 in Cannabis

The Cannabis Industry is Unionizing

Bay Area resident Zachary McDonnell Casciato was excited to tell his family of East Coast  Teamsters that he was finally a “union guy.” Casciato, 33, has been working with cannabis…
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September 10, 2021 in Food Processing

Union for Tyson Meatpacking Workers Secures Historic National Agreement for Up to 20 Hours Paid Sick Leave, Worker Protections in Vaccine Mandate

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW), the union for 250,000 meatpacking and food processing workers, including 26,000 Tyson Foods workers across the country, announced the first…
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August 13, 2021 in Negotiations, Retail Drug, Rite Aid

Southern CA Rite Aid Negotiation Update, August 17, 2021

Southern California UFCW Locals and Rite Aid have agreed to a contract extension, maintaining the current agreement through September 22, 2021. This ensures terms of the contract remain in effect…
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August 10, 2021 in Food Processing

Darling Ingredients Members Render Their Verdict on Contract: YES!

Members of UFCW 8-Golden State employed at Darling Ingredients voted ”yes” on their new contract negotiated by the Union. Darling Ingredients Inc. is a global leader in converting edible and…
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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