UPDATE: Coronavirus Outbreak Resources
Our Union represents tens of thousands of workers in supermarkets, drug stores, warehouses,
food processing plants and medical facilities. These heroes are on the front lines doing all the can
to ensure we have access to the food, medicine and essential goods we need.
Please keep this in mind when shopping and take a moment to appreciate
the extreme pressures our members are under as they fulfill the vital needs of our communities.
UFCW 8-Golden State is dedicated to maintaining, improving and enforcing collective bargaining agreements.
They are our foundation.
We devote our energy to the steady growth and progress of our organization.
That is our mission.
We foster camaraderie and the spirit of family among all we encounter.
Our unity is our strength.
Together we uphold these principles that have forged our remarkable history and ensure our future. Planning our work and working our plan we demonstrate again and again...
UFCW 8 - Golden State: New Member Video
President Jacques Loveall
Welcomes new members, Learn more about UFCW 8-Golden State and the superior wages and benefits secured for the working people of the Golden State.
Call Upon Government Officials to Take Executive Action
Call Upon Government Officials to Take Executive Action to Support Grocery and Pharmacy Store Workers Working long hours and exposed to large volumes of customers, essential retail store workers are unsung heroes who are at the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, more than ever, the state and its leaders must do everything in their power to support these retail workers.
Albertsons, Safeway and Vons COVID-19 Update - March 28, 2020
After ongoing discussions with Albertsons/Safeway, the company has updated its policy for members working at Albertsons, Safeway, Vons and Pak N Save regarding wearing masks and gloves while at work. The information below will be shared in stores by the company: Masks and Gloves Associates can wear masks or gloves if they choose to do so.
Pensioners! Food and drug store employers are hiring!
Effective immediately, through at least June 30, 2020, the Board of Trustees of the Pension Plan has approved a temporary removal of the 63-hour per month and the 756-hour per year vacation relief work restriction for Retirees returning to work for a contributing employer of the Joint Pension Plan (“Contributing Employer”).
Video: UFCW 8-Golden State President Invites Workers to Apply at Supermarkets, Drug Stores
‘Great Union Employers are Hiring,’ Jacques Loveall says Roseville, Calif. (March 24, 2020) — UFCW 8-Golden State President Jacques Loveall released a short video today calling on the public to apply for jobs at Union-affiliated supermarkets and drug stores.
UFCW 8-Golden State Announces UFCW Members Working at Save Mart Will Receive Additional Pay During COVID-19 Crisis
After several days of discussion with Save Mart, we are pleased to announce UFCW members at the company’s grocery chains will start receiving an extra $2.50 per hour, retroactive to March 8, for all hours worked up to 40 hours per week. Those working beyond 40 hours per week will earn an extra $3.50 per hour for all hours worked over 40 hours per week.