Rite Aid Negotiations Update – September 30, 2020

UFCW 8-Golden State’s leaders continue to challenge the company’s implementation of its inferior contract proposal. The Federal government has taken up charges against Rite Aid for their unlawful actions during negotiations and has scheduled a trial in the coming weeks.

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Does Eliminating Existing Sick Leave Benefits Jeopardize Public Safety?

As the emerging public health crisis posed by the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak continues to spread across California and the United States, the Centers for Disease Control has warned:


Workers in a drug store are at greater risk of exposure every day as they assist their community with remedies and medications to help prevent the spread of the flu and other diseases.

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Rite Aid Negotiations Update – January 27, 2020

Rite Aid continues trying to deceive members by making false claims about “mirroring the existing Trust Fund Gold medical plan.” In reality, the company is eliminating its employees' existing sick leave benefits, eliminating benefits for almost all new employees, and forcing members to change medical and dental providers.

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Rite Aid Attempts to Deceive and Divide Members – January 9, 2020

As Rite Aid continues to try deceiving and dividing members, nothing in the company's recent proposals has changed. The company’s claim of mirroring existing benefits is false. They want to take complete control of member benefits while eliminating some of the existing benefits for new hires and retirees. This will ultimately pit new members against current members. Rite Aid knows new employees will eventually outnumber current employees, and future contract proposals will continue to get worse.

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Messages of support continue to pour in for Rite Aid workers

Below are just a few messages of support from some of the thousands of community supporters who have completed petitions online and in front of Rite Aid stores, sending in messages of support. The community clearly understands and supports our members working at Rite Aid and the fight to keep their benefits.

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