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UNFI Drivers in Hudson Valley Join Teamsters Union

(MONTGOMERY, N.Y.) – Drivers at America’s largest organic and natural food supplier United Natural Foods, Inc. (UNFI) [NASDAQ: UNFI] have voted to join Teamsters Local 445, the union announced yesterday. The 100 drivers distribute food from the company’s Montgomery, N.Y. facility to Whole Foods and other organic, natural and specialty food stores in the New York metropolitan area. They voted to form a union at UNFI in order to ensure fair pay, equitable treatment on the job, and the ability to provide a good life for themselves and their families.

Organizing Wins Fuel Excitement at Local 117

Teamsters Local 117 has been on an organizing tear recently. Over the past two years, the local has brought over 900 members into the union. Bus drivers, parking attendants, clerical staff, warehouse workers, municipal professionals, dentists, construction-industry workers and many others — they are all new members of Teamsters 117.


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Teamster Privilege Auto and Home

As a member of IBT you now have access to valuable features and benefits, including special group discounts on auto and home insurance offered through MetLife Auto & Home – a leading provider of quality auto insurance coverage.