UFCW 21 - A Voice for Working America

To build a powerful Union that fights for economic, political and social justice in our workplaces and in our communities.



Contract Action Team Meetings Grow as More Members Take Action

After a round of negotiations last week, members joined together this week in Contract Action Team meetings at First Tacoma Lutheran Church near Tacoma General and Kent Commons. The Tacoma News Tribune has printed an article titled; Amid Record Profits, MultiCare Plans Cuts. The article quoted UFCW 21 Member Karla Rudy a medical tech at TG. “You can’t separate the person who empties the garbage to the person who takes out your appendix. Does a housekeeper take out an appendix? No, but does a surgeon having a clean room and appropriate supplies matter to patients? Absolutely.” Read More...


Providence Sacred Heart Tech

Our Union Bargaining Team had two sessions in the past two weeks with Providence Sacred Heart Management. Many questions have arisen in these sessions that need answers, so we have made a series of information requests ranging from Ebola response protocols to outsourcing of work with Inland Imaging. Read More...


Draper Valley Farms Workers
Overwhelming YES Vote on New Contract!

On Saturday, October 18 UFCW 21 members overwhelmingly voted to ratify a new three year contract with Management. After rejecting an unacceptable contract offer and forcing Management to meet our demands on health care we were able to secure a fair contract. Read the details.


Sample Information Request Letter to our Health Care Employers

Read It Here.

Health Care Survey on safe working conditions.




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