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Enforcing Fairness at Work

Members knowing their rights and uniting to enforce the contract makes us strong. When we enforce the contract, we ensure our workplace is fair and safe for everyone, not just corporations. The grocery contract ratified in October includes new language to improve the lives of members. Nutrition Center employees will be moved up to grocery wages as the nutrition departments … Read more »

Employment rights for servicemembers

For the last five years, Kirk Holder has served his country in the National Guard while working at Interstate Fred Meyer. When Kirk found out he was missing vacation days he immediately called his Union for help. Lucy, his rep, let him know about the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA)—a federal statute that protects servicemembers’ and veteran’s … Read more »

Contracts: more than wages and benefits

In October, after 16+ months of hard work and unity, we ratified the strongest contract seen in decades. We said: Yes to historic wage increases Yes to expanding our healthcare And YES to improving working conditions for 18k+ members in ways big and small Now that we’re several months into enforcing this contract, a few members have taken the time … Read more »