UFCW, Meat Institute Call on Governors in All 50 States to Prioritize Vaccination of Frontline Meat & Poultry Workers

December 24, 2020 North American Meat Institute

The nation’s largest union for meatpacking workers and the association representing meat producers joined forces to urge all 50 U.S. governors to urgently prioritize COVID-19 vaccination for frontline meat and poultry workers across the United States, in accordance with official Centers for Disease Control (CDC) guidance.

Teamsters Joint Council 42 Overwhelmingly Votes to Sanction Potential UFCW Strike

Teamsters Joint Council 42 in Los Angeles, Calif. voted unanimously to sanction a possible strike that could impact more than 60,000 grocery workers in Central and Southern California that are represented by seven United Food and Commercial Workers International Union (UFCW) local unions.