News : Workers at Bad Axe Meijer say YES to Union Representation

Workers at Bad Axe Meijer say YES to Union Representation

5/11/2020 4:00:00 AM

Workers at the Meijer store in Bad Axe are the latest to officially unionize with UFCW 951.
The new members from the Meijer store in Bad Axe will join the close to 33,000 current members of UFCW 951.

"The hardworking members at the Meijer store in Bad Axe will now enjoy all of the benefits of UFCW 951 membership,” John Cakmakci, UFCW 951 president, said. "We welcome these new members and encourage them to get involved by getting to know their contract, their rights as a union member and the money-saving benefits of UFCW 951 membership.”

Below are some common questions new union members have asked concerning the representation process. For answers to general questions about UFCW 951, visit our FAQ page by clicking here.

Who is the union representative at the Bad Axe Meijer store?

Your union representative is Brad Wilson. You can reach him at 1-800-999-0951 ext. 138 or email him at

Who is my union steward at the Bad Axe store?

There will be five union stewards at the store, across all departments and shifts. Your union stewards are your co-workers who you can reach out to if you have questions or need help with problems in your store. If you are interested in becoming a steward, please contact Brad Wilson.

Where is my union contract?

UFCW 951 will begin distributing the new contract in upcoming weeks after they are printed. You will also receive a text when the contract is available on our website. If you would like to sign up for text messaging, please call the union office at 1-800-999-0951 and ask to receive UFCW 951 text updates.

I am a member now, when do I start paying dues?

Dues will not start until three months after the store’s opening.