COVID-19 & Essential Workers


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COVID-19 Information

May 1, 2020
Your Union Leadership continues to work closely with employers to ensure that all members working in the COVID-19 pandemic are adequately protected and compensated for...

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We are still on the front lines of this pandemic. Fred Meyer, and other employers, are STILL not taking the steps they should to be protect their workers. While the Governor may have just announced that further steps will be taken to prevent the spread of COVID-19, it’s not enough.

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Have you seen customers not taking steps to ensure you have a safe working environment? We need to hear your story so we can tell your story. Please submit yours.

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Glenn Hill, Albertsons Ashland

Glenn Hill is a long time UFCW555 member, And has now been working at Albertsons in Ashland OR for almost 4 years. Outside the store Glenn is an accomplished Harp Maker, and now he is a Published Author. Way to go Glenn. If you are looking for a good book, check out The Violin Maker.

Nancy Wilson, Bimbo

I have loved working at Bimbo for the last 12 years, and this year I stepped up to serve on the bargaining committee for the first time. I am so excited that it is my turn to experience this! We are going to put up a fight for higher wages and better working conditions!