News

May 28th, 2015

Her Message to our members: “The Union is Only as Strong as You and Me.” Our newest Executive Board member, Kehaulani Demirovic, has been a member of Local 655 for 12 years, but has only become active in our Union over the last few years....(Read More)

March 18th, 2015
March 10th, 2015

Scott Eschenbrenner, a 32-year member employed at Dierbergs Marketplace, says he’s always been a solid Union supporter, but as the newest member of the Local 655 Executive Board, that’s changed. “I’ve always been involved, but now I want to d...(Read More)

December 10th, 2014

Officers of the United Food and Commercial Workers Union Local 655 have appointed Inez Broom to serve as a member of the Union’s Executive Board. Broom, a 28-year member, currently working as a CAO clerk at the Cross Keys Schnucks, got her star...(Read More)

March 9th, 2014

Jefferson City – There’s been a war on workers brewing in the Missouri State Capitol, and last week strong union members of UFCW Locals 655, 2 and 88 shared their opinions, visiting state lawmakers to urge them to support laws that help, not hurt...(Read More)

February 7th, 2014

After years of working behind the scenes, the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) had its cloak of secrecy blown and working men and women are angry to think their vote might have......(Read More)

December 6th, 2013

The United Way of Greater St. Louis announced last week that it has set another fundraising campaign record, thanks, in part, to the strong support of labor men and women who understand the importance of helping others. United Way and organized la...(Read More)

December 5th, 2013

Any raise is helpful, but working men and women need more. In the past year, Local 655, other labor union members and concerned social service organizations have protested, written letters to congressmen and spoken out on the importance of providing ...(Read More)

November 8th, 2013

On January 1, your UFCW Local 655 Health and Welfare Fund will cover same sex domestic partners that have been married in a state that recognizes same sex marriages by law. President David Cook said he is pleased that Local 655 has achieved th...(Read More)

November 7th, 2013

Ebony Howard had never been in a union before, but in May 2012, when she accepted a job at the Schnucks Pharmacy Warehouse in Bridgeton, she says she immediately had a sense of security and a feeling that her workaday world would finally be one of co...(Read More)

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