News

March 22nd, 2017

On March 18, members of UFCW Local 655 who work at Holten Meat in Sauget, Ill.,  rejected a contract offer that asked them to work harder for less, and made the difficult decision to authorize a strike. No matter where our members live or who th...(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)

January 18th, 2017

A Message from President David Cook, First, I’d like to send a message directly to our lawmakers in Jefferson City and remind them of the history of Right to Work For Less in Missouri: You should have studied history before voting against the M...(Read More)

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