What's New at UFCW Local 455
Hundreds of social justice professionals, activists and community leaders will join together in Houston for the AFL-CIO Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Civil and Human Rights Conference.
This year’s theme: Reclaiming the Dream: Strategize, Organize, Mobilize! Is about shifting the rules and building power so that working communities can thrive and families can enjoy the fruits of their labor. Too many of our family members, friends, loved ones and neighbors are overworked, underpaid and underemployed. And far too many are barely making it from day to day.
“There is nothing new about poverty," Dr. King said in 1964 during his Nobel Peace Prize address. "What is new, however, is that we have the resources to get rid of it.”
We are the resources, and when we join together January 12–15, 2018, to celebrate the legacy and dream of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., we will explore how we can better advocate for racial and economic equity, and honor those who work day-in and day-out to advance our rights and help lift up people from poverty's grasp.
WELCOME TO HOUSTON!
2018 TEXAS AFL-CIO
The 2018 Texas AFL-CIO Scholarship Program is under way!
WHO MAY APPLY: Members or children of members of local unions or children whose legal guardians are members of local unions that are affiliated with the Texas AFL-CIO and the local Central Labor Council. Applicants must be high school seniors who are planning to attend a university, college or technical institute in the summer or fall term. Scholarships are one-time grants of $1,500.
Application forms are available from your Central Labor Council or the Texas AFL-CIO Education Department - P. O. Box 12727, Austin, Texas 78711.
THE POSTMARK DEADLINE FOR APPLYING IS WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 31, 2018.
To learn more and download the 2018 Texas AFL-CIO Scholarship Application CLICK HERE KEEPING SCORE Your Union Serving You! 2017 Grievances as of 1/11/18 GRIEVANCES PENDING 307 GRIEVANCES RESOLVED* 513 EMPLOYEES REINSTATED 69 TOTAL BACKPAY** $291,732.31
2017 Grievance Totals TOTAL BACKPAY** $291,732.31
*Figure may not reflect grievances resolved by Union Representatives in the 1st step.
**Totals include benefit contributions.
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