Thursday, November 8, 2007

UFCW 8-Golden State Unveils Spanish Language Website:

Roseville, Calif. (Nov.8, 2007) Jacques Loveall, president of UFCW 8-Golden State, today announced the launch of the Union’s Spanish language website at

"Now our members who speak Spanish can have the same access to the UFCW 8 website that our English speaking members have," Loveall said.

"The Union believes it is important to communicate with its members and the public so that they can become better aware of the Union’s benefits, and programs."

The website includes information about member benefits, office locations, phone numbers, Union organizing activities and nationwide efforts to change Wal-Mart’s anti-worker policies. It also includes links to press releases and UFCW 8’s award-winning Voice of Action magazine."

Our Union uses progressive and innovative methods to communicate with our members and the public," Loveall said. "This is only the latest example of that commitment."

Some 30,000 UFCW 8-Golden State members work in stores, plants and offices from the California-Oregon border in the north to Fresno County in the south. The Union’s English-language website is