Local 3 Update!
March 9, 2017 - Today members of Local 3 were outside Bloomingdales thanking customers for shopping at our union store. As you know your local is currently in negotiations for a new contract. Read more.
Sister Ida Berrocal-Torres
June 7, 2016 - It is with Deep Sorrow that we announce the passing of our Sister Ida Berrocal-Torres, President Emeritus of Local 3 United Storeworkers RWDSU Council/UFCW and Director of The Storeworkers Security Plan on Sunday, June 5, 2016. Read more.
UNION MEMBERSHIP MEETINGS MONDAY, FEBRUARY 29, 2016 4:30PM,
February 23, 2016 - ALL SAINTS CHURCH 247 EAST 60TH STREET BETWEEN 2ND AND 3RD AVENUES Read more.
Citizenship Application Clinic For Eligible Green Card Holde
July 13, 2015 - RWDSU is hosting a citizenship application clinic on Thursday, July 16. Read more.
OPEN ENROLLMENT FOR HEALTH CARE PLANS CLOSES JUNE 1, 2015
May 29, 2015 - The open enrollment period ends June 1, 2015 Read more.
RWDSU 2014 Convention
October 30, 2014 - The 22nd Quadrennial Convention of the RWDSU was held from August 2 through August 7 in Orlando Florida. President Cassandra A. Berrocal led the Local 3 del¬egation along with Secretary-Treasurer Shaun Kavanagh and Recorder Costello Dash. The dele Read more.
Apply for the RWDSU 2013 Alvin E. Heaps Memorial Scholarship
April 19, 2013 - Apply for the RWDSU Alvin Heaps Scholarship Read more.
Nominations and Elections of Delegates to the Convention
March 18, 2013 - You are hereby notified that the Seventh Regular Convention of the United Food and Commercial Workers will convene from Monday, August 12th through Friday, August 16, 2013. Read more.
Union Plus Participants Impacted by Hurricane Sandy
November 8, 2012 - Assistance for Union Plus program participants impacted by Hurricane Sandy Read more.
Retail Action Project Conducts Disaster Assistance Clinics
November 8, 2012 - Go to the Retail Action Project office to learn more about assistance available for victims of Hurricane Sandy Read more.
Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA)
November 2, 2012 - If you live or work in Bronx, Kings, Nassau, New York, Queens, Richmond, Rockland, Suffolk or Westchester counties and you lost your income due to the effects of Hurricane Sandy, you may qualify for DUA. Read more.
Bloomingdale’s Workers Ratify New Five-Year Contract
May 2, 2012 - A “Miracle on 59th Street” that Will Impact Entire Retail Industry Read more.
April 29, 2012 - Once again Mr. Mast and his team are working hard to provide more propaganda letters. We have lost count is it four or five, well it doesn’t matter except that once again it is incorrect and misleading. Read more.
April 27, 2012 - We wanted to take this opportunity to update everyone and we felt that it was important that we respond to Mr. Mast’s update letter #3 dated April 26th, 2012. Read more.
April 24, 2012 - The Demonstration mounted by Bloomingdale’s workers last Wednesday, April 18, 2012 sent a powerful message to Bloomingdale’s/Macy’s Inc. Management about the critical importance of negotiating a fair and just labor agreement with the members of Local Read more.
April 24, 2012 - We wanted to take this opportunity to update everyone and we felt that it was important that we respond to Mr. Mast’s update letter #2 dated April 23rd, 2012. Read more.
March 15, 2012 - We wanted to provide everyone with a contract negotiations update. Your Terms and Conditions of Employment subcommittee met with the Company on March 13th and 15th. Read more.
Local 3 Wishes Customers a Happy Valentine’s Day
February 15, 2012 - Bloomingdale’s workers in New York City were out in full force today to deliver a Valentine’s Day-themed message: they love their customers for shopping union. Read more.
Our Health Care
February 1, 2010 - The prolonged battle over health care reform staged by the U.S. Congress foretold the problems that can come from innocent intention. President Barack Obama, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi lead the battle to legislat Read more.