Latest Town Halls & Press Releases

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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June 3, 2020 in Coronavirus, Press Release

American Farmers, Ranchers and Food Workers Call for Better Worker Protections at Meatpacking Plants to Stop COVID-19 Outbreaks and Protect Food Supply

Diverse Group Makes Urgent Call on Trump Administration to Take Immediate Safety Steps to Prevent Ongoing Spread of COVID-19 Union Announces New Numbers: At Least 44 Meatpacking Worker Deaths and…

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May 22, 2020 in Coronavirus, Townhall

McLaughlin to members: Stay vigilant as states reopen

In a telephonic town hall on May 20, UFCW Local 99 President Jim McLaughlin called on union members to remain vigilant as Arizona, New Mexico and Utah begin to relax…

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May 14, 2020 in Coronavirus, Press Release

Arizona Enrichment Centers To Offer Child Care To Grocery Store, Food Bank Employees

PHOENIX — Governor Doug Ducey announced today that the Arizona Enrichment Centers Program will expand to offer prioritized child care for the children of grocery store employees and food bank workers….

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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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