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Protect Our Right to Vote

Last Friday, a federal judge in North Carolina upheld a dangerous and discriminatory voter suppression law. This law restricts the right to vote by making it more difficult for younger, poorer, minority, and disabled voters to cast their ballots. This attack on voting rights is not unique to North Carolina. Radical politicians from all across […]

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UFCW President Hansen Statement on Final USDA Poultry Modernization Rule

UFCW President Hansen Statement on Final USDA Poultry Modernization Rule

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Joe Hansen, International President of the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union (UFCW), today released the following statement after the USDA published a final poultry modernization rule. “For more than two years, UFCW members have spoken out with a simple and compelling message: safe line speeds mean safe workers. “With today’s […]

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UFCW President Hansen Statement on Executive Order Creating a Pro-Worker Procurement Process

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Joe Hansen, International President of the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union (UFCW), today released the following statement in response to President Obama’s executive order designed to ensure that the United States only does business with companies that respect workers’ rights. “The President’s executive order makes clear that the U.S. will […]

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