News

June 15th, 2017

Earlier this year, Missouri Governor Eric Greitens signed so-called ‘Right-to-Work’ legislation. But this law has nothing to do with having a ‘right’ to work, and all they do is guarantee that Missourians will work for less. M...(Read More)

May 15th, 2017

Tell Gov. Greitens not to cut paychecks! A bill on Gov. Greitens’ desk would lower the minimum wage 23% despite the recent increase to $10/hour. This will impact 35,000 workers in St. Louis and 500 Local 655 members. You can use the scripts below t...(Read More)

May 9th, 2017

UFCW Local 655 is now using an all-digital servicing program that will make Union Representatives more efficient and better able to serve their members. This new digital program represents a significant change in the way Local 655 engages with hard-w...(Read More)

April 4th, 2017

The staff of Local 655 would like to take this opportunity to thank Dave Politte for his 23 years of service to our Union. For 23 years, Dave Politte was a passionate advocate for each and every member of Local 655. When Dave ascended to the role of ...(Read More)

March 22nd, 2017

After more than three weeks on strike, members at Holten Meat went back to work with a new workplace contract that addressed every single one of their concerns. These members now have quality-of-life schedules, more respect on the job, and the abilit...(Read More)

March 3rd, 2017

As cities like St. Louis and Kansas City continue to move toward some increase in their local minimum wage, Missouri lawmakers in Jefferson City seem determined to interfere.  Despite running on platforms of small government and local control, s...(Read More)

February 20th, 2017

A message from President David Cook on President Day, “Every year, Americans honor the legacy of our Presidential leaders throughout history on President’s Day. From Washington on down, America has benefited from the hard work, dedication...(Read More)

February 16th, 2017

Statement from President David Cook on Andrew Puzder UFCW Local 655 President David Cook is pleased to see Andrew Puzder withdraw himself from considering to serve as Secretary of Labor in President Trump’s administration. “Given recent ...(Read More)

February 7th, 2017

UFCW Local 655 is proud to announce the emPOWER program, a new initiative to help grow the Local 655 family and let members get the opportunity to make extra cash! Want to earn $400 while also helping Local 655 expand? How does it work? Check out the...(Read More)

January 30th, 2017

We want to start the year off 2017 by making sure you know about all the value and benefits available to all of our hard-working UFCW Local 655 members. Above and beyond the benefits we negotiated for in your contract, like job security and quality, ...(Read More)

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