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The blogging voice of the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union--the union for food processing, packing, grocery store, and retail workers across the country and in Canada.

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Diaries published: 17 (1096 days since last diary on Thu May 24, 2012 at 01:30 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 103 (1096 days since last comment on Thu May 24, 2012 at 01:30 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: seldom

Comment frequency: often

Total Recommends: 421

Total Comment Ratings: 479

Most Recommended Diary: Class and Labor: Show Some Love for Grocery Workers, 67 comments, 134 recommends

People Following 4workers: 9

4workers's Most Recent Diaries:

By now, news of Ryan Young, the Safeway meat clerk who came to a pregnant woman's aid when her boyfriend started kicking her, has spread across the country. Unfortunately, the the news of Ryan's ...
by 4workers
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu May 24, 2012 at 01:30 PM PDT with 40 Recommends
Today AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka and UFCW President Joseph Hansen put out a joint statement, saying the White House Walmart event today undercut the message of the need for good jobs to ...
by 4workers
Comment Count 15 comments on Wed Jul 20, 2011 at 01:46 PM PDT with 27 Recommends
We know politics makes strange bedfellows--but the new Whole Foods/Teabagger alliance is beyond bizarre. The Nationwide Tea ...
by 4workers
Comment Count 13 comments on Thu Sep 03, 2009 at 07:59 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
The Bush administration's enforcement-only policy was an unmitigated disaster for workers. Administration officials became masters of misdirection, as ICE agents began ...
by 4workers
Comment Count 10 comments on Thu Jun 18, 2009 at 10:30 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
James Satler worked as a grocery employee in Huntington Beach, CA. He went to Fresh & Easy from Trader Joe’s, excited by Fresh & Easy’s promises of competitive pay, affordable healthcare ...
by 4workers
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed Feb 04, 2009 at 09:03 AM PST with 17 Recommends
The Washington Post reports that for the first time in the 25 years it's been ...
by 4workers
Comment Count 16 comments on Wed Jan 28, 2009 at 11:28 AM PST with 20 Recommends

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