What are Weingarten Rights?
Weingarten Rights guarantee an employee the right to Union representation during all meetings or discussions with supervisors or managers that the member reasonably believes might lead to discipline. Click here to watch a video explaining Weingarten Rights and read more!
Funds made available through the American Rescue Plan are still being utilized for programs to help with rent and mortgage assistance, as well as utility costs.
In 2022,the UFCW Charity Foundation will award several scholarships, up to $8,000 each, to UFCW members or their unmarried dependents under the age of 20.
The scholarship application will be available online from February 14 – May 15, 2022.
To see the guidelines for the application and apply, go to https://ufcwcharityfoundation.org/scholarship/
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The current Northside Hospital System (“Northside”) contract with Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield (“Anthem”) has been extended through April 15, 2022.
It’s important to note that Anthem does not have new agreement with Northside and must continue working toward that goal.
If a new, consumer-friendly agreement is not reached before this extension period expires on April 15, 2022, Northside facilities and physicians will no longer be included in Anthem’s network.
You can read more details on Anthem’s website here, and we will post more updates as the become available.
UFCW Local 1996 is monitoring these negotiations to ensure that the healthcare coverage of our member is protected.