Contracts ratified – QACC, 37-20 87th st. Realty Corporation, Grand Manor, Jet Hardware 617 Apartment Corporation.
Quality King -. Members followed the Union recommendation to reject the company’s insulting last, best offer and voted the contract down by 3:1 margin. Quality King has agreed to return to the table.
New South Shore – members voted overwhelmingly to strike rather than accept management’s insultingly low wage offer.
The virus is surging – everywhere in the USA cases are on the rise. UFCW 2013 representatives have identified over 35 members who were infected this past month. President Carotenuto has sent an urgent letter to all UFCW2013 healthcare employers outlining the necessity to remain vigilant to prevent viral spread and protect their workers.
All members should enforce safety protocols in the job – among them masks, hand washing, gowns, gloves, and as much distance as possible. A warehouse safety checklist is available here: www.ufcw2013.org/covid19-en/
Health and Safety and Labor Management Committees (JLMC)
At their JLMC Members at Madison York Assisted Living won renovation of locker rooms, training on donning and doffing PPE, and an HR training on the various COVID and other state leaves available
There are ongoing quarterly Labor Management meetings at Fresh Direct, Bronx NY, and United Window and Doors, New Jersey. Do you have a Labor Management committee at your location? No. Talk to your representative about starting one.
UFCW 2013 continues to aggressively advocate for passage of the Heroes Act. Go to our website www.ufcw2013.org for more information.
Huge Grievance Win!
UFCW2013 won $13,000 in back pay for a member at Grand Manor who was wrongfully terminated.
Stewards Training in January!
Meeting will be Via Zoom contact your reps for details.