Latest Town Halls & Press Releases

June 8, 2021 in Press Release

UFCW Applauds First City Leaders in the Nation to Use American Rescue Plan Funds for COVID Essential Worker Pay 

New COVID Premium Pay to Support Oxnard Essential Workers, Set Powerful Precedent As Union for Grocery and Pharmacy Workers Calls on Governors and Local Leaders in All 50 States to…
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June 1, 2021 in Press Release

UFCW Will Protect JBS Workers to Ensure They Receive Their Proper Pay in Timely Fashion

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) International Union, which represents over 250,000 meatpacking and food processing workers — and is the union for over 25,000 JBS meatpacking workers across…
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May 14, 2021 in Contract Negotiations, Coronavirus, News, Press Release

UFCW: CDC Mask Policy for Vaccinated Must Recognize Challenges Essential Retail and Grocery Workers Still Face

America’s Largest Union for Frontline Retail and Grocery Workers Highlights Need for CDC to Address COVID Safety Enforcement for Unvaccinated  WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW),…
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March 11, 2021 in Coronavirus, News, Press Release

Kroger Endangers Los Angeles Food Supply with Additional Store Closures Retaliating Against Hazard Pay Mandates Enacted to Protect Community & Provide Critical Support to Grocery Workers Facing Risk of COVID Exposure

America’s Largest Food and Retail Union Condemns Kroger Escalation of Attack on Essential Workers by Closing Grocery Stores After Los Angeles Mandates COVID Hazard Pay  WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the United…
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UFCW 99 Quick Facts
  • Membership Over 24,000
  • Year chartered March 1941
  • President James McLaughlin
  • Secretary-Treasurer Stan Chavira
  • Recorder Autumn Mitchell
Companies Represented by UFCW99
  • Ace Parking
    American Linen
    Arizona Sonora Desert Museum
    Calcot Compress Company
    Copper Queen Hospital
    Eurest Dining
    Factor Dales
    Flagship
    Frys Food Stores
    JBS – AZ & UT
    Looks Good Printing
    Mission Foods
    Natural RX
    Naturesweet USA LLC
    Olympus
    Precept
    Safeway
    Smiths
    Southern AZ Legal Aid
    Southwest Service Admin – AZ, NM, TX, HI
    Trinity (Douglas)
    Waste Management
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