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Reopening Agreement For Bloomingdale's 59th Street

  Dear Local 3 RWDSU-UFCW Members, A letter of understanding was negotiated between Bloomingdale's/Macy's Inc. and RWDSU Local 3 United Storeworkers. Every effort was made to make reopening the store as safe and as secure as possible.  As always, our primary concern is our membership.    Letter of Understanding between Local 3 RWDSU United Storeworkers and Bloomingdale's Following the closure of all locations as a result of the COVID-19 situation, Bloomingdale's will be implementing the following reopening guidelines for the 59th Street location. With the reduced number of colleagues and reduced operating hours all colleagues will need to continue to elevate their global mindset and be prepared to assist customers as needed. A tentative reopening date for 59th Street has been set for, on or about June 22nd, 2020; reopening dates will be determined based on state/local government guidance and the Union will be notified at least 10 days in advance of opening or as soon as reasonably practicable if the date changes.   Continue reading

Happy Memorial Day!

Thank you from our union to all the men and women who have risked and given their lives in defense of our freedom. Happy Memorial Day! In Solidarity,The Officers, Executive Board and Staff at Local 3 RWDSU United Storeworkers

Open Enrollment 2020

Dear Local 3 RWDSU Members, The Bloomingdale's/Macy's Inc. Open Enrollment Period begins May 21, 2020 and ends June 4, 2020. The new plan year starts July 1, 2020 and ends June 30, 2021. Please be advised: This year, Bloomingdale's/Macy's Inc. will rollover your current plans, including medical, dental and vision, if eligible, to ensure you are covered in the new plan year.  For benefits questions and support call 1-800-234-MACY (6229) and choose Option #3, then Option #1 to speak to a representative.   In Solidarity, President Cassandra A. BerrocalLocal 3 RWDSU United Storeworker

Happy Mother's Day

. Wishing a very happy Mother's Day to all the members of our union family.   In Solidarity, The Officers, Executive Board and Staff at Local 3 RWDSU United Storeworkers Cassandra A. BerrocalPresident

International Workers Day

Dear Local 3 RWDSU Members, Today our union joins working people around the world in celebrating International Workers Day. We honor the contributions and sacrifices of workers everywhere, and stand united in support of each other through this difficult time.  Thank you and be safe. In Solidarity,The Officers, Executive Board and Staff at Local 3 RWDSU United Storeworkers

Workers Memorial Day

Dear Local 3 RWDSU Members, On Workers Memorial Day, we at Local 3 honor the working people who have tragically lost their lives to the COVID-19 virus. This crisis has impacted us all, and some have paid the ultimate price providing essential services to the public during this critical time. Local 3 officers, staff and members join the entire labor movement in honoring those we have lost and their families.     Please watch this video memorial for our RWDSU brothers and sister that we lost to the COVID-19 pandemic.        Please be safe, and continue to take care of each other.   President Cassandra A BerrocalLocal 3 RWDSU United Storeworkers

Love, Faith and Hope

Dear Local 3 RWDSU Members,   In these unprecedented and uncertain times, there are some things that remain unchanged...   They are:  Love, Faith and Hope for a brighter future. Please remain healthy, safe and strong!   From The Officers, Executive Board and Staff at Local 3 RWDSU United Storeworkers

An Important Message from Your Union About Benefit Premiums

Dear Local 3 RWDSU Members. Please be advised that the COVID-19 Store Closure Letter of Understanding Number 2 between Local 3 United Storeworkers and Bloomingdale's/Macy's Inc. states "The company will pay the full cost of the benefit premiums beginning the week of April 5th for the duration of the store closure period." This means that the company will cover 100% of the cost of the premiums during April and May if needed. This includes coverage for any dependents currently enrolled.   In Solidarity, President Cassandra A. BerrocalLocal 3 RWDSU - United Storeworkers

Mental Health Resources

Local 3 would like to make you aware of the mental health services and other resources that are available to you as we go through this difficult time. Please contect us with any questions you may have. We are all in this together.    Continue reading

A Message From Your Union: We Are Here To Help

Dear RWDSU Local 3 members, We want to make sure you have all the information you need as we go through the shut down of the Bloomingdale's store due to COVID-19, and the furlough of Local 3 members. The New York State Department of Labor has put together a FAQ for workers who need to access government benefits, including but not limited to unemployment insurance. Please click here or on the button below to view the document.     Additionally, the RWDSU has created the COVID-19 Resources Hub, which is being continually updated with the most recent information about COVID-19 and how to get all the benefits you are entitled to. The hub, which is hosted at the RWDSU website www.rwdsu.org, contains information important to Local 3 members and representatives. Visit the hub for information on health and safety during this crisis, aid and resources for affected workers, and the government benefits that are available. Click here to visit the RWDSU COVID-19 Resource Hub.May you and your family be safe, President Cassandra A. BerrocalRWDSU Local 3