Preventing Heat Stress at Work: Hot Weather Advisory!

With outside temperatures starting to soar, now is the time to make sure employers are taking the steps necessary to protect workers from heat stress and heat-related illness. Heat can cause more than just discomfort. Exposure to high heat and high humidity can be life threatening. Employers should make sure workers know the signs, symptoms and appropriate first-aid procedures for serious heat illnesses.

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Emily Browning
Learning about Labor

Have you ever wanted to learn more about Labor history? Most of us know the impact being part of a union family has had on our lives, but we haven’t had the opportunity to learn much about where we come from, the impact we’ve had on all workers, or how unions strengthen the economy.    We’ve gathered some books (some for kids!), movies, and videos for you to watch or share with your friends, children, or new co-workers.

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Emily Browning
Health Screenings 2019 for Kroger Members

Now is the time to start planning for your Health Screening that is designed to identify any potential risks present with your basic health.  It is not a replacement for seeing your physician, but a way to educate you and prepare you with questions for your physician should it be recommended that you be seen. 

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Emily Browning
Beware scammers

Recently we have heard of a scam that could potentially effect our members. We want to make you aware so that you can avoid giving out personal information.

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Emily Browning
Building Power for Better Contracts

While skilled negotiators and strong Stewards on the bargaining committee are extremely important, the best negotiators and strongest Stewards in the world can’t get a good contract if UFCW 227 has no power

Building power for our union means having members that are both united and active. Employers are influenced by unity among our membership, but there are other factors outside the workplace that also influence UFCW 227’s power in contract negotiations.

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