¨ The money UFCW Local 1496 Members contribute goes to support local candidates.
¨ That Support issues that affect our members.
¨ From advocating for higher wages to passing paid sick leave legislation—every dollar helps to ensure hardworking families see laws passed that will help them enjoy more economic stability.
¨ That supports working families and the right to Organize and form a Union in the workplace.¨ Like keeping “Right to Work” legislation out of the state of Alaska that is aimed to destroy Labor Unions. Workers receive no extra work or rights.
¨ Candidates that support raising minimum wage to a living wage.
¨ Candidates asking for contribution get approved by UFCW members through Executive Board process.
¨ $1.00 a week per member=$52.00 per year X 2500 members=$130,000 a year. “That would make UFCW Local 1496 a serious player in Alaska politics.”
¨ Your contribution will automatically be deducted each week and you can stop contributing at any time.
¨ For more information about how you can get involved with ABC, contact your Local Representative at (907) 258-1496, toll free 1-800-478-1496 or in Fairbanks (907) 456-6571.
¨ Our success depends on members like you!