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May 21, 2015, 09:37 ET UFCW 876: Cherrywood Nursing Home CNA's Stand Up for Rights, Seek Union Contract

The certified nursing assistants working at Cherrywood Nursing & Living Center will be conducting an informational picket and rally on Friday, May...


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...


Apr 15, 2014, 08:49 ET UFCW 876 Rite Aid Workers in Michigan Cast a YES Vote to Secure Union Protections

Yesterday, Rite Aid Pharmacy workers across the state voted to ratify a new, three-year agreement negotiated by United Food and Commercial Workers...


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, 05:20 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 United...


Mar 27, 2013, 03:18 ET UFCW 876 President Announces Endorsement of Detroit Mayoral Candidate Benny Napoleon

Today, United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 876 President Roger Robinson announced his endorsement for Detroit mayoral candidate Benny...


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

UFCW 876 President Roger Robinson has placed his support behind the new Democratic Party Chair Lon Johnson and the future efforts of his...


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

Today, United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 876 President Roger Robinson announced he would remain neutral in endorsing a candidate for...


Apr 19, 2011, 04:17 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, 01:07 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, 08:03 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, 09:20 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 workers....


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 Kroger...


Jun 09, 2010, 01:46 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 covering...