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Member Benefits & the Disciplinary Process

We hope 2021 is treating you better than 2020. Your stewards and Union staff have been working hard since the contract was ratified in September 2020, and we wanted to give you some information that might be useful to you as a new Union member. If there are other...

Honoring Our Veterans

The Uniformed Services Employment and Re-employment Rights Act guarantees the rights of military service members to take a leave of absence from their civilian jobs for active military service and to return to their jobs with accrued seniority and other employment...

Union Strong!

(español está al final de la página) Hi Food Bankers! It's been one month since you approved the first union contract for The San Francisco Marin Food Bank. Congratulations on establishing better working conditions, expanding healthcare coverage, securing raises for...

Announcing Shop Stewards

Hi food Bankers! Shop stewards are the backbone of successful union. They are leaders that volunteer their time to be your union representative. Shop stewards may represent food bankers in meetings with management, they help mobilize food bankers to take action, they...

Read Our Story in The SF Chronicle

In the October 7th issue, you can read our story. Big thanks to the reporter Janelle Bitker who did a tremendous job objectively capturing and retelling this important story! (SF Chroncile Link) (Archive Link) S.F.-Marin Food Bank ratifies union contract after...

Our First Labor Contract is Ratified

SFMFB-Union-Press-Release-200922Download FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 22, 2020 OPEIU and The San Francisco Marin Food Bank Have Ratified Their First Labor Contract CONTACT: Emily Citraro, emily.citraro@sfmfoodbankunion.org, 650-439-0418 SAN FRANCISCO,...

Congratulations, We Have a Contract!

Hello Food Bankers! We are happy to announce that we have reached an agreement on our first labor contract with the San Francisco-Marin Food Bank! Congratulations to all of you that remained hopeful, were patient with the process, and entrusted your bargaining team...

Food Bankers Are Essential

The staff of the San Francisco-Marin Food Bank are disaster relief workers. They are on the front lines of serving our communities during fires, power outages, earthquakes, and pandemics. The Food Bank has informed us that they do not believe in paying for 100% of the...

Why Our Fight for Healthcare Makes Sense

We were back at the bargaining table this morning to discuss wages and healthcare! We made a well-researched argument for why SFMFB should pay 100% of employees’ healthcare premiums. Other Bay Area food banks pay 100% of employees’ healthcare, so why shouldn’t...

Union Health & Safety Update #2

The bargaining team was negotiating with SLT again yesterday, and we have some updates for you about health and safety. SLT thanked all of you for sharing ideas about safety protocols and looking out for yourselves and your coworkers. Congratulations! This is the...

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