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UFCW and OUR Walmart Help Pass Paid Sick Day Legislation in California

UFCW and OUR Walmart Help Pass Paid Sick Day Legislation in California

After intense lobbying from UFCW membersĀ and members of OUR Walmart, both houses of the California legislature have passed a bill guaranteeing workers up to three paid sick days a year. The legislation includes part-time and temporary workers, making it one of the strongest in the nation. Home health care workers are exempted. Governor Jerry Brown […]

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UCAN Workshop Helps UFCW Members on Path to Citizenship

UCAN Workshop Helps UFCW Members on Path to Citizenship

Today UFCW Local 431 Cargill workers attended a UFCW Union Citizenship Action Network (UCAN) workshop in Beardstown, Ill. The workshop focused on legal services, the process to become a citizen, and other immigration and citizenship issues. Nearly 75 people attended the workshop and 22 people received assistance fillingĀ out their naturalization applications. This will start them […]

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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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