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: Congress Must Put Workers First As Corporate Bankruptcies Driven by COVID-19 Threaten Safety of Retirement Benefits for Millions of Americans

America’s Largest Food & Retail Union Calls on Lawmakers to Pass Bill to Safeguard Benefits of Workers on Frontlines of COVID-19 ...

America’s Largest Food & Retail Union Confirms Growing COVID-19 Impact on Frontline Workers

New Numbers Released: Over last 100 Days – 238 Frontline Worker Deaths from COVID-19, Nearly 29,000 Workers Infected or Exposed in...

New Mexico baristas vote to join UFCW Local 1564

In spite of a national health crisis and strong employer resistance, baristas from two CoffeeMongers stores in Albuquerque, N.M., were able...

UFCW Statement on Juneteenth 

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union (UFCW), America’s largest food and retail union, stood with...

Explosion of COVID-19 Cases Nationwide Makes Clear America’s Food Retailers Must Reinstate Hazard Pay

America’s Largest Food & Retail Union Calls on Top Companies Like Kroger for Action As Health Threat to Grocery Workers Continues ...