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UFCW Local 648 Voters Guide


Ballots were mailed May 7th. Last day to Register is May 21st


Election Day: June 5, 2018


Vote for Labor Endorsed Candidates

648 has endorsed and recommends voting for:


San Francisco

Mayor: Mark Leno

Board of Supervisors District #8: Jeff Sheehy



Governor: Gavin Newsom

Attorney General: Xavier Becerra

Treasurer: Fiona Ma

Controller: Betty Yee

U.S. State Senate: Diane Feinstein



Questions about worker’s compensation?

To all UFCW 648 members:

A workers compensation attorney from the law firm of Boxer Gerson, LLP will be available to answer any questions you may have on workers compensation.

  • When:    April 27, 2018  9am to 12 noon
  • Where:  Union Hall 1980 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94103-3489



Walgreens Members Contract Negotiation Meetings

Your contract expires June 30, 2018, and we scheduled meetings to discuss the upcoming contract negotiation.

Please attend one of the following meeting so we can hear your feedback:


  1. Monday, January 29, 2018 – Drop in anytime between 8:30 am to 11:30 am & 1 pm to 4:30 pm @ Union Office 1980 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
  2. Tuesday, January 30, 2018 – drop in anytime between 8:30 am and 4pm @ 323 Geary St Ste 311, San Francisco, CA
  3. Friday, February 2, 2018 – drop in anytime between 10 am and 4pm @ CYC (Community Youth Center) 319 6th Ave 2nd Floor, San Francisco, CA

Negotiation Update for Our Members at Safeway

October 17, 2015

Safeway contract passed by 85%.


Negotiation Update for Our Members at Safeway

Tentative Agreement Reached with Safeway

September 23, 2015


Safeway Continued Negotiations Update

September 20, 2015

We have ongoing negotiations with Safeway on 9/21 & 9/22.


Dan Larson

Safeway Continued Negotiations Update

September 4, 2015

We will be meeting on Friday September 11, 2015 for ongoing negotiations.
Thank you for your continued understanding and support.


Dan Larson


Continued Negotiations Update

May 20, 2015

UFCW Local 648 and UFCW 8-Golden State met with Safeway on May 18th and May 19th and continued to make progress on a number of issues. Much of the focus continues to be on the necessary contribution amounts needed to properly fund your healthcare and pension plans.

UFCW Local 648 and UFCW 8-Golden State have scheduled additional meetings with Safeway during the month of June. We will continue to address the many important issues within the Collective Bargaining Agreement as we work to achieve the best possible agreement that meets the needs of our members.
In the meantime, your contract remains in effect and your current benefit and pension plans are secure. There is no need to rush the process. Continue to visit your union website at or our Facebook Page and stay informed for the latest information regarding bargaining.
Thanks for your patience and for your ongoing support of your union.

Walgreen’s Contract Ratified

January 8, 2015

Your new pay rate should reflected on your next paycheck.  Retro pay and bonus will be paid out prior to March 1, 2015.

Walgreen’s Latest Update

October 10, 2014

Your Union negotiation committee met with your employer and nothing acceptable to the committee resulted