Today in Labor History

Labor history is OUR history

August 8, 1979

crowd_imagewebThe United Food and Commercial Workers union is formed from the merger of the Amalgamated Meat Cutters and Butcher Workmen of North America and the Retail Clerks International Union. Today, the UFCW represents 1.3 million workers who work primarily in grocery and retail stores, and in the food processing and meat packing industries.


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