Four UFCW leaders were recently elected to the Executive Board of the Labor Council for Latin American Advancement (LCLAA) at the 20th National Membership Convention. Johnny Rodriguez, President of UFCW Local 540, and Rick Icaza, President of UFCW Local 770, were elected as National Vice Presidents of the Executive Board. Esther Lopez, UFCW International Vice President and Director of the Civil Rights and Community Action Department, and Michael Calderon, Assistant to the President of UFCW Local 919 were also elected to the Executive Board. LCLAA is a national organization representing the interests of approximately 2 million Latino/a trade unionist throughout the United States and Puerto Rico.
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