Latest Town Halls & Press Releases

September 11, 2020 in Coronavirus, News, Press Release

America’s Largest Meatpacking Union Condemns Trump Admin. For Failure to Hold Smithfield Accountable for Outbreak of COVID-19 Worker Deaths and Infections

Union Calls New Trump Admin. Meatpacking Fine a “Slap on the Wrist” After Plant Failed to Protect Workers, With Multiple Deaths and Nearly 1,300 Worker Infections Nationwide: 122 Meatpacking Worker…
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August 15, 2020 in Coronavirus, News, Press Release

Biden Call for National Mask Mandate Highlights Push by America’s Largest Food & Retail Union to Protect Workers on Frontlines of COVID-19

Union for Grocery and Meatpacking Workers Facing Daily Risks in Pandemic Urges Governors to Mandate Masks Nationwide to Combat Spread of COVID-19 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the United Food and…
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July 10, 2020 in Coronavirus, News, Townhall

President McLaughlin reports to members on COVID-19 crisis, organizing and negotiations

In his latest telephonic town hall on July 8, President Jim McLaughlin called on Local 99 members to follow the advice of public health experts while confronting the accelerating COVID-19…
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June 25, 2020 in Coronavirus, Press Release

America’s Largest Food & Retail Union Confirms Growing COVID-19 Impact on Frontline Workers 

New Numbers Released: Over last 100 Days – 238 Frontline Worker Deaths from COVID-19, Nearly 29,000 Workers Infected or Exposed in Food and Healthcare Sectors  With Growing Spread of COVID-19,…
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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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