Posts tagged United Food and Commercial Workers

    Workers Slam Grocery Union Officials with Federal Charges for Illegal Fines Topping $3,000 for Working during UFCW Strike

    June 21, 2022 // Today, National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation staff attorneys filed charges against United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 7 union for illegally levying fines against King Soopers grocery chain workers who chose to exercise their right to work during a strike. The unlawful fines issued by union bosses against the workers are more per day than the workers earned in a day of work, totaling more than $3,000 throughout the 10 day strike. Nick Hall, Marcelo Ruybal, Stop & Shop, New England,

    NJ Unions Hit the Bricks for Hazard Pay

    June 21, 2022 // On June 16, union members, a couple with their toddlers in tow, snaked through the Capitol complex looking to present a letter making the case for hazard pay. It was signed by several union presidents, including Charles Wowkanech, president of the New Jersey AFL-CIO and was addressed to Senate President Nicholas Scutari and Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin. The letter was also addressed to Gov. Phil Murphy. New Jersey Transit ATU, Janet Booker, 32 BJ SEIU, Make the Road New Jersey, Essex County Assemblywoman Mila Jasey,

    Unions rally for striking Alabama miners

    April 8, 2022 // The miners began a strike more than a year ago against Warrior Met Coal in Brookwood. The UMWA organized a caravan today to show support for the miners, who union leadership said last week now number around 900. Members of the United Auto Workers, United Food and Commercial Workers, Association of Flight Attendants, and Unite Here were expected at the event.

    Paid To Picket: King Soopers Employees Share Reason For Getting Paid To Strike

    January 19, 2022 // For each eight hour day of picket duty, the UFCW gives them $160. There’s an $800 per week maximum. CBS4’s Rick Sallinger asked one striker, “So if you are making more money, what’s the incentive to go back to work?”