United Food and Commercial Workers – Workers Compensation Lawyer
The Law Office of James M. Hoffmann represents injured employees who belong to the United Food and Commercial Workers Union.
There are approximately 1.3 million workers in the United Food and Commercial Workers Union. This union represents retail, grocery, food processing and meatpacking workers across the U.S. and Canada.
There are a wide variety of hazards associated with this industry. Some of these include slip and fall injuries, food-borne illnesses, and repetitive use injuries, just to name a few.
The UFCW in Missouri
In Missouri there are 8 unions for the United Food and Commercial Workers: the Local 655, Local 796, Local 887, Local 432, Local 2, Local 871, Local 81 and Local 88.
The UFCW was formed in 1979, but the industries that make up this union have a very long history with the early stages of trade unionism in the U.S. and Canada.
What is Workers Compensation?
US employers and their employees rely on our dependable workers compensation system to resolve disputes about vocational injuries and disease and to provide for related worker needs. Workers compensation benefits are commonly awarded for work-related injury, illness and death, helping to meet the needs of injured workers and their families even when faced with overwhelming situations.
The workplace is one of the most common places that people are injured and Missouri has rules in place that are supposed to support and help people who have suffered an on-the-job injury.
Missouri Workers Compensation Lawyer
The Law Office of James M. Hoffmann has a strong history of helping injured workers get the medical attention and financial compensation that they need. If you are a member of the United Food and Commercial Workers Union in Missouri and have been denied benefits do to a work related injury, call our law firm today at (314) 361-4300 or toll free at (888) 872-6795. You can also complete our Online Case Evaluation Form. All communications are returned promptly.
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