Who i s t he U FCW?Who are we?We belong to the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) a unionof more than 1.3 million people working in grocery and retail stores, and in thefood processing and meat packing industries across the U.S. and Canada. Weare a diverse group of workers from all backgrounds and walks of life. TheUFCW brings us together and lets us speak with one powerful voice.What do we do?Together in our union, we have a voice at work. We negotiate with ouremployers to improve wages and benefits, and to make our workplaces safer.We fight for the kind of good, middle-class jobs our families and communitiesneed.Why do we do it?We know and understand what workers face on the job. Workers need careerjobs with affordable healthcare; decent, middle-class wages; and safe workingenvironments. We work to improve the opportunites for families. We work toimprove jobs so we can turn our dreams into reality.How do we do it?Coming together in a union means we can hold employers accountable. Wecan make sure our work is respected and that we earn wages and benefitswe can raise our families on. We work hard every day to make our employerssuccessful and we expect our employers to share their success so that we canacheive the American Dream.Join a Movement for Justice on the Job.Join the UFCW. For more information, visit the website at www.ufcw.org.