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Welcome to the family.

The strength and success of our union lies within our members, and the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 455 is committed to improving our members’ lives every single day. If you just started a new job or just joined, congratulations and welcome to the family.

Whether it is through the benefits negotiated in your union contract or through exclusive opportunities and discounts available only to UFCW members, we want to make sure you know the value of your UFCW membership.

Thank you for being a part of the UFCW Local 455.

Brandon Hopkins

Top 10 Reasons to be Glad You Joined UFCW455

Job Security
Better Wages
Paid holidays & vacations
Promotions & transfers
Scheduling Rights
Healthcare
Pension Benefits
Seniority Rights
Protections from arbitrary treatment
A voice on the job

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We fight for dignity, justice and respect on the job.

Access to healthcare benefits

Union Workers

96%

Non-Union Workers

69%

Union workers’ median weekly earnings

Non-union workers’ median weekly earnings

Access to paid sick leave

Union Workers

86%

Non-Union Workers

65%
Access to defined retirement benefit

Union Workers

93%

Non-Union Workers

67%

Your Union Contract

If all you had was your employee handbook issued by the company, you would not have the protections that you now have under your collective bargaining agreement.

Safer Workplace Environment
Improved Scheduling
Better Wages
Supports Your Family

Join Active Ballot Club

All UFCW members are eligible to join the Active Ballot Club, the UFCW’s political advocacy club.

The Active Ballot Club (ABC) is the engine that supports the issues that matter the most to UFCW members. From advocating for paid sick leave legislation to helping elect leaders who will represent the interests of working people– every dollar helps to ensure hardworking families see laws passed that will help them enjoy more economic stability.

For more information about how you can get involved with ABC, contact your union representative.

Stay Informed

We periodically send text messages regarding bargaining updates, meeting notices, general local news and more.

Check your inbox! Email has quickly become our most convenient (and hygienic) form of communicating bargaining updates.

Newsletters are mailed via the USPS periodically. Don’t miss out on important information!