Essential Workers Deserve Justice
Too many grocery workers are supporting their families on poverty wages that are earned on difficult work schedules that don’t amount to full time because corporations are trying to avoid giving them benefits.
At CLUE, we believe grocery workers deserve the dignity of a full-time, 40-hour schedule and a living wage with benefits that allows them to support their families and provide them the medical care they need.
Over the years, we have worked with our partners at United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) on campaigns to unionize workers at Vons, Ralphs, Albertsons, Walmart and El Super, among others. Many of those who benefited from those campaigns have joined us at the picket lines to help achieve full representation for their fellow workers.
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Grocery Workers across So Cal continue to demand decent pay and fair scheduling even as they ponder a decision to strike.17 March 2022
A January 2022 Economic Roundtable report highlighted the desperate plights of grocery workers including low-wages and last-minute scheduling that sends them scrambling to find childcare and transportation. The study is a lot to digest, but the bottom line is this: Kroger (Ralphs/Food 4 Less) is extracting profit and exploiting workers to maximize CEO pay and