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Sep 12, 2014, 11:29 ET Cherrywood Nursing Home CENAs Vote Overwhelmingly for Union

Certified nursing assistants (CENAs) at Cherrywood Nursing & Living Center in Sterling Heights, voted overwhelmingly for union representation...


Jan 27, 2014, 12:28 ET UFCW 876 President Announces Endorsement of Michigan Gubernatorial Candidate Mark Schauer

Today, United Food and Commercial Workers Local 876 has announced its endorsement of Michigan's gubernatorial candidate Mark Schauer, who is...


Jul 11, 2013, 17:20 ET Dairy Farmers Continue Year-Long Fight for Union Representation

 On February 3, 2012 workers at Dairy Farmers of America, (DFA) a milk processing plant in Adrian, Michigan voted for representation with the...


Mar 27, 2013, 15:18 ET UFCW 876 President Announces Endorsement of Detroit Mayoral Candidate Benny Napoleon

Real Life Experience Needed to Rebuild City Today, United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 876 President Roger Robinson announced...


Feb 26, 2013, 08:53 ET UFCW 876 President Supports New Michigan Democratic Party Chair

Commits Support to New Administration UFCW 876 President Roger Robinson has placed his support behind the new Democratic Party Chair Lon...


Feb 20, 2013, 11:36 ET UFCW 876 President Announces Neutrality in Michigan Democratic Chair Endorsement

Political Divisiveness Not a Platform to Progress Today, United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 876 President Roger Robinson...


Apr 19, 2011, 16:17 ET New Progressive Radio Show Launched

Beginning May 2, local radio personality, Tony Trupiano, will return to the airwaves weekday mornings from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. to host First Shift, a...


Feb 01, 2011, 10:16 ET Hearing on Item Pricing Bill Held

The following is the testimony of Chris Michalakis, Legislative and Political Director of the United Food and Commercial Workers of Michigan before...


Aug 27, 2010, 13:07 ET Kroger Workers Reject Contract - Strike Preparations Pending

Workers at 17 Kroger stores in the Flint and Saginaw areas overwhelmingly rejected the company's contract offer earlier in the week, authorizing...


Aug 12, 2010, 11:31 ET Local Auto Parts Workers Authorize Strike

Members of the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 876 working at Continental Coatings in China Township Michigan overwhelming voted...


Jun 18, 2010, 20:03 ET Kroger Workers Ratify Three-Year Contract

A new contract was ratified today by Kroger workers belonging to the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 876 affecting approximately...


Jun 10, 2010, 21:20 ET UFCW Local 876 Reaches Tentative Agreement with The Kroger Company

The United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 876 has reached a tentative agreement on a new contract with Kroger for 12,000 Michigan...


Jun 10, 2010, 01:29 ET UFCW Determined to Protect Kroger Membership

As the Kroger contract expired at midnight, United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 876 continued to fight concessionary demands from...


Jun 09, 2010, 13:46 ET Union and Kroger Negotiate Today as Midnight Contract Expiration Looms

The United Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW) Local 876 and the Kroger Company are continuing contract talks today on a new agreement...


Oct 26, 2009, 15:12 ET United Food & Commercial Workers Local 876 Announces New Hearing Benefit Program

In response to members' requests for assistance with the cost of addressing hearing loss issues, UFCW Local 876 President Roger Robinson...


Sep 23, 2009, 10:25 ET John Cherry Endorsed by United Food and Commercial Workers

Today, Lieutenant Governor John Cherry received the endorsement of the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW), Locals 876 and 951, in his bid...


Dec 17, 2008, 16:55 ET United Food and Commercial Workers of Michigan Endorse Cockrel for Mayor

The United Food and Commercial Workers of Michigan endorsed current Detroit Mayor, Ken Cockrel, Jr. in his bid to move Detroit forward. This...


Sep 17, 2008, 01:00 ET Coalition Forms to Create Detroit Grocery Store and Will Hold Public Meeting 9/28/08

DETROIT, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A group of churches, community groups, and labor unions announced the formation of a coalition to...


Apr 09, 2008, 01:00 ET Union Applauds Bi-Partisan Action to Make Michigan the First State to Issue Food Stamps Twice a Month

MADISON HEIGHTS, Mich., April 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Michigan is one step closer to becoming the first state in the nation to issue food...


Mar 12, 2008, 01:00 ET Union Applauds Passage of Bill to Issue Food Stamps Twice a Month in Michigan

MADISON HEIGHTS, Mich., March 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The grocery industry and its workers, along with food stamp recipients, scored a...


Mar 21, 2007, 01:00 ET UFCW Local 876 Media Statement

MADISON HEIGHTS, Mich., March 21 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent newspaper article speculating on the future of Farmer Jack stores in Michigan raised...


Dec 15, 2006, 00:00 ET Candlelight Vigil Held at Warren Wal-Mart

MADISON HEIGHTS, Mich., Dec. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Local citizens, community activists, and faith-based leaders held a day of action and...


Nov 03, 2006, 00:00 ET Detroit CVS Workers Claim Victory by Joining Growing Group of Unionized Michigan CVS Workers

MADISON HEIGHTS, Mich., Nov. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- On November 2, 2006, CVS workers who work at the Tireman and Wyoming location in Detroit,...


Sep 08, 2006, 01:00 ET Michigan CVS Workers Vote Union Yes

MADISON HEIGHTS, Mich., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- On August 24, 2006, workers at the Grosse Pointe, Michigan CVS store voted to be represented by...


May 24, 2006, 01:00 ET Borders Workers in Ann Arbor Launch Grassroots Campaign

MADISON HEIGHTS, Mich., May 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Workers at the original downtown Ann Arbor Borders Books & Music store have launched a...