United Food & Commercial Workers Local 555

Portland City Council passes fair scheduling resolution

The non-binding resolution encourages all Portland employers to review their scheduling practices.

At the ‘Big 3’ grocers, bargaining begins with UFCW

Despite a new Oregon law, sick leave may still be an object of contention in the contract talks


UFCW secures its first union contract for cannabis workers in Oregon

A landmark session, but Oregon labor wanted more

A big Democratic majority led to high expectations, but Oregon lawmakers balked at minimum wage and other labor priorities

UFCW Local 555 rejoins Oregon AFL-CIO

Affiliation brings an additional 17,500 members to the state labor federation

UFCW Local 555 emerging as a political force in Oregon

Members fund sick leave campaigns and a third party strategy that doesn’t give up on rural areas