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With the UFCW, You Are The Union

UFCW Local 2013 is a progressive labor union made up of working men and women sticking together to achieve dignity and respect in the workplace. Our members work in:

  • Health Facilities
  • Warehouses
  • Manufacturing
  • Parking Garages
  • In the food industry

We are one of the nearly 1,000 local unions in the US, Canada and Puerto Rico that make up the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union.

The UFCW International Union is North America’s Neighborhood Union—1.3 million members standing together to improve the lives and livelihoods of workers, families, and communities.

In Union there is strength.

Without a union you have only the minimum rights provided by law such as minimum wage, overtime after 40 hours and unemployment insurance. With a union, you bring democracy to the workplace. Instead of just taking whatever benefits and policies your employer decides to implement, workers in a union work together to draw up a contract between employees and the company. The contract defines what benefits and working conditions are agreed to be fair and provides a legally binding way to ensure workers have a voice in important issues such as:

  • Negotiated wages, health care and retirement plans
  • Defined work schedules
  • Grievance procedures
  • Reasonable workload requirements
  • Protection from unfair treatment and favoritism by the boss
  • Job security and seniority rights
  • Labor Management Committees

In these uncertain times, union power ensures proper PPE and social distancing guidelines in our worksites. Being a part of the union ensures that your voice is heard and your safety is a priority. 

In the News

Workers Claim Bronx Nursing Home’s Death Toll Over 12, Not Reflected in State Count

Because of their age and underlying health, residents of nursing homes and adult care homes are especially vulnerable to the coronavirus, which can spread though these facilities with alarming speed.

Yet, there is widespread concern that the state is undercounting the number of these vulnerable New Yorkers who are dying in the pandemic…

Read more from Spectrum News NY1

UFCW Members Give Back This Holiday Season

UFCW Local 2013 members stepped up in a big way this holiday season. By collecting food and toys for those in need, our members showed their generosity and what we can accomplish when we stick together. Union members at Restaurant Depot Dearborn, Michigan collected 1,300 pounds of food! Union members at Restaurant Depot Fountain Valley, California gathered 100 toys for children in the community! Great job everyone!

(L:R RD Dearborn Shop Steward Shakir Muhammad and Member Gary Hobbs)

(L:R Member Wendy Collins, Deborah Powell Conner of Operation Get Down, Member Yahweh Yahweh Yahweh, Member Kathy Horton, Anthony Hill of Operation Get Down, and Member Gary Hobbs)

(L:R RD Fountain Valley Shop Steward Victor Reyna and Member Louis Castro)