Welcome to UFCW 8–Golden State
Members of UFCW 8-Golden State are part of a great Union with a proud history of service to more than 30,000 working people across California.
As a member, your interests on the job will be protected by the terms of a contract negotiated between your Union and your employer. This contract guarantees the following and more:
- The best wages in the industry.
- The best health benefits in the industry.
- The best retirement plan in the industry.
- Safeguards against discrimination and other kinds of unfair treatment at work.
- Paid vacations, holidays and other days off
- A grievance process to protect rights on the job.
- Guaranteed work hours and fair scheduling practices.
- Discounts on goods and services.
- A voice at work!
These features and more are backed by a skilled team of District Union Representatives, Stewards, benefit specialists, veteran negotiators, attorneys and other staff — all dedicated to advancing your needs and aspirations.
Of course, the most important part of UFCW 8-Golden State is you! We invite your involvement as we work together to improve the working lives of all of our members.
We want you to have pride in your membership and to take advantage of the many benefits available to you. Therefore, it is important to complete your membership application within 31 days of your hire date.
If you have any questions about your contract rights or benefit plans, contact your nearest Membership Service Center or your District Union Representative.
Once again, welcome to the UFCW 8-Golden State family.