Hear from Local 338 Members!

Members of Local 338 come from diverse backgrounds and have jobs in a variety of different industries. However, they all are the best advocates for the benefits of being part of union family regardless of whether they have been a member for just a few years or several decades. Listen to Local 338 members discuss why they joined a union, as well as how belonging to Local 338 has changed their lives for the better.

Gabriela R.

Gabriela works at ShopRite and has been a member for 2 years. She believes Local 338 is important because she knows her rights as a worker are protected.

Ludmila B.

Duane Reade
Ludmila works at Duane Reade in Rockaway Park and has been a Local 338 member for four years. She says she would encourage new members to take advantage of the opportunities presented through the union benefits, including our discount program.

Max S.

Max S. Gristedes
Max is a 21-year member and works at Gristede’s in Manhattan. He values the benefits he will receive once he retires as a member of Local 338.

Michael L. 

Michael is a member at Ecumenical Community Development Organization in Manhattan, and has been part of Local 338’s union family for 13 years. He says Local 338 has helped negotiate good contracts with raises for him and his coworkers.

Wally W. 

Stop & Shop & Executive Board Member
Wally is a longtime member of Local 338 and is part of our executive board. He enjoys being an active member of the union because by doing so, he is able to help bring about change he and his coworkers want to see within their contract or on the job site.

Freddie B. 

Freddie B. is a member of Local 338’s executive board and has been part of our union family for 47 years. He says being a Local 338 member has provided him a sense of security and allowed him to support his family his entire life.

Joan S. 

Stop & Shop
Joan works at Stop & Shop on Staten Island and has been a Local 338 member for 8 years. She says she likes being a member of Local 338 because she knows she can call her representative with any concerns she has and get an answer.

Claudia R. 

Duane Reade
Claudia R. is a member at Duane Reade and has been a Local 338 member for a year. She appreciates the support she has as a member of Local 338 through her benefits and representatives.