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2nd Quarterly Meeting Notice

Please be advised that we have scheduled the second quarterly meeting for 2020

Peoria Area– Tuesday June 16, 2020 located at the Union Hall, 101 Grant Rd. Marquette Heights, IL . Meeting starts at 5:00 PM

Springfield, Decatur, and Bloomington/Normal Areas– Wednesday, June 17, 2020 located at Plumbers & Pipe Fitters Local 99, 406 South Eldorado Rd. Bloomington, IL. Meeting starts at 5:00 PM.

Union Office will remain open

The UFCW Local 536 offices will remain open and will be operating on a normal schedule. Your Union will continue to address all safety concerns. If you see a safety concern or have a suggestion please call the the Union office at 309-686-0304.

Local 536 sends letter to Government Officials

On March 17, 2020 President Parker of UFCW Local 536 sent letters to the Governor of Illinois, to area US Representatives, and Illinois US Senators to recognize retail grocery workers along with food processing and nursing home workers as front line workers and to guarantee workers receive at least two weeks of paid leave.

Message to the Public and Press COVID-19

All over Central Illinois, our grocery, retail, and healthcare union members are on the frontlines of this public health crisis. As we witness the demand for food and healthcare reach unprecedented levels, our hard-working men and women are working tirelessly to meet the needs of the community they love and call home. We want to thank the customers and people we serve for their incredible support and are asking everyone to please be patient and understanding as we work through this local and national emergency. By standing together, we can and will overcome the challenges no matter what lies ahead.


Marc Parker- President-UFCW Local 536