Immigration Reform

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The UFCW calls on Congress to adopt comprehensive immigration reform.


UFCW Endorses Hillary Clinton For President

January 12, 2016 at 5:22 pm

UFCW HIGHLIGHTS LENGTHY MEMBER DRIVEN ENDORSEMENT PROCESS IN ORDER TO SELECT STRONGEST 2016 CANDIDATE WASHINGTON, D.C. — Since last year, the United Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW), the largest private sector union in the nation, has actively engaged and reached out to its 1.3 million diverse members about the issues they care about, and the positions they believe […]

UFCW Members Weigh in on What Issues They Want Addressed in Pres. Obama’s Final SOTU

January 7, 2016 at 5:19 pm

via President Obama’s final State of the Union is Tuesday evening. We asked you what issues you want addressed, or what you’d like to hear President Obama mention in the #SOTU16. Here’s what you said: Rebuilding the Middle Class: “How is the middle class going to get back to being middle and not lower?” “Income […]

UFCW Applauds Confirmation of Loretta Lynch as Attorney General

April 23, 2015 at 5:38 pm

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Marc Perrone, International President of the 1.3 million member United Food and Commercial Workers International Union (UFCW), today released the following statement in response to the confirmation of Loretta Lynch as Attorney General of the United States. “We congratulate Loretta Lynch on being confirmed as Attorney General. And we decry the Senate leadership for […]

UFCW Launches Groundbreaking Immigration Program in Omaha

March 19, 2015 at 7:52 pm

OMAHA, NE—Hundreds of UFCW members and staff from across the United States came together over the last two days in Omaha, Nebraska, at a groundbreaking training session with meatpacking and food processing workers in preparation for President Obama’s executive action on immigration, known as Deferred Action for Parental Accountability (DAPA). UFCW International President Marc Perrone […]

The Right to Live in a Better, Fairer, and Just America

March 13, 2015 at 9:09 pm

UFCW President Perrone had the following op-ed about “right to work” published in Medium. This week, America witnessed the 25th statewide example of irresponsibility when Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin signed anti-family and anti-worker legislation known as “right-to-work.” In an ideal world, the American people would have the right to expect their elected leaders to […]

Marc Perrone Elected President of 1.3 Million Member United Food and Commercial Workers International Union

December 15, 2014 at 11:21 pm

CHICAGO, IL—Today, Marc Perrone, a labor leader who has committed four decades to fighting for hard working families, was elected International President of the 1.3 million member United Food and Commercial Workers International Union (UFCW). As a proud leader and member of the UFCW, Perrone has long fought to organize more members, bargain the best […]

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