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May 06, 2013, 14:25 ET

UFCW Local 951 Endorses Curtis Hertel Jr. for Michigan State Senate

Today, the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 951 announced its endorsement of Ingham County Register of Deeds, Curtis Hertel Jr., for...

Feb 11, 2013, 09:37 ET

UFCW Local 951 Endorses Jim Anaich for Michigan State Senate

 Today, the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 951 announced its endorsement of Jim Anaich (D-49th District) for the 27th State...

Feb 08, 2013, 11:31 ET

UFCW Local 951 Endorses Lon Johnson for Michigan Democratic Party Chair

 Today, the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 951 announced its support of Lon Johnson in his bid to replace Mark Brewer as...

Jun 04, 2012, 15:52 ET

Pearson Foods Workers Elect Union Representation

Workers at Pearson Foods voted for union representation Friday, authorizing the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 951 to represent...

May 24, 2012, 17:30 ET

Michigan JBS Workers Approve First Union Contract

 Last night, workers at the JBS slaughterhouse and production facility, located just south of the city of Plainwell, ratified their first union...

May 07, 2012, 10:12 ET

Grand Rapids Workers Approve First Union Contract

 On Saturday, workers at Valley City Linen ratified their first union contract ending their 15-month campaign for union representation at the...

Dec 21, 2011, 16:14 ET

Kroger Workers in Mid-Michigan Ratify New Contract

  Michigan Kroger workers represented by the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW), Local 951 voted yesterday to approve a new...

Oct 20, 2011, 15:48 ET

West Michigan Workers Elect Union Representation

Yesterday, workers at the JBS slaughterhouse and production facility, located just south of the city of Plainwell, voted for representation with...

Sep 14, 2011, 18:59 ET

Michigan Meijer Workers Ratify New Contracts, Benefits Plan

 Michigan Meijer workers represented by the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW), Local 951 voted to approve new contracts and a benefits...

Jul 26, 2010, 12:36 ET

Marv Russow Re-elected as President of UFCW 951

In votes tabulated on Friday, July 23,  Marv Russow and his slate were elected to lead UFCW Local 951 for the next  three years by a...

Feb 01, 2008, 00:00 ET

UFCW 951 Members Ratify New Agreement With Kroger

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Feb. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- By a margin of more than 70%, members of United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local...

Jan 25, 2008, 00:00 ET

UFCW 951 and Kroger Reach Early Contract Settlement

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Jan. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 951 announced today that it has reached...

Oct 15, 2007, 01:00 ET

UFCW 951 Members Ratify New Contract with Meijer

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- By a substantial majority, members of United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local...

Sep 28, 2007, 01:00 ET

UFCW 951 Reaches Tentative Agreement on New Contract With Meijer

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Sept. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- UFCW 951 President Marv Russow announced that the union has reached agreement with...

Aug 09, 2007, 01:00 ET

UFCW 951 Opens Bargaining for New Contract With Meijer

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Aug. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- UFCW 951 yesterday formally opened negotiations for a new contract that will impact...

Aug 06, 2007, 01:00 ET

Russow Team Wins UFCW 951 Officer Election

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The slate headed by UFCW 951 President Marv Russow has been elected to a three year term...

Mar 27, 2007, 01:00 ET

Nursing Home Workers Approve Groundbreaking First Contract Agreement

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., March 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Members of UFCW 951 who work at the Orchard Grove Extended Care facility in Benton...

Aug 21, 2006, 01:00 ET

Orchard Grove Nursing Home Workers Vote to Join UFCW 951

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Aug. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- By a 5 to 1 margin, workers at the Orchard Grove Nursing Home in Benton Harbor, Michigan voted on...

Oct 12, 2005, 01:00 ET

UFCW 951 Announces Ratification of Innovative Health Care Benefits Plan at Meijer

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- United Food and Commercial Workers Local 951 (UFCW) announced today that members of four UFCW unions...

Sep 26, 2005, 01:00 ET

UFCW 951 to Challenge Department of Labor (DOL) Interference in Union Election

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Sept. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- On September 19, 2005, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) filed a civil lawsuit in the United...