Issues and Advocacy

In addition to standing up for fair treatment in the workplace, members of UFCW Local 700 are committed to fighting for social and economic justice in our communities and across the country.

To that end, we are committed to supporting workers as they fight to win higher pay; electing and supporting public officials who support working families; building an economy that works for everyone; and fighting for reform that strengthens our country and respects the dignity of all people.

Recent News

UFCW Statement: VICE News Exposes Shocking Depths of Amazon’s & Jeff Bezos’ Disregard for Workers & the American People During Coronavirus Outbreak   

America’s Largest Food & Retail Union Demands Amazon Fire Senior Leadership Responsible for Shameful Conduct WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the United Food and...

As Coronavirus Outbreak Increases Demands on Meatpacking Workers, Court Advances Lawsuit to Stop Dangerous USDA Rule that Threatens Food Safety

America’s Largest Meatpacking Union and Public Citizen Continue Effort to Halt USDA’s Dangerous New Pork Plant Line Speed Rule WASHINGTON, D.C....

UFCW and Kroger announce pay and benefit increase

UFCW and the Kroger Co. announced a new increase to the pay and benefits for the company’s more than 460,000 workers...

Kroger, UFCW Announce Increased Pay, Benefits for Grocery Workers on Front Lines of Coronavirus Outbreak

America’s Largest Food & Retail Union and America’s Largest Supermarket Chain Recognize Incredible Service of More Than 460,000 Kroger Employees and...

UFCW: Amazon, Instacart, and Whole Foods Must Do More to Protect Workers on Front Lines of Coronavirus Outbreak

America’s Largest Food & Retail Union Calls on Amazon, Instacart and Whole Foods to Immediately Increase Pay, Paid Leave, Safety Gear...