Employees unionize at 2 of Pasadena’s illegally operating marijuana dispensaries

12/23/16–Roughly 20 employees at Golden State and UFD Apothecary, both operating without permits in Pasadena, have joined the United Food and Commercial Workers Union Local 770. The two dispensaries are the first dispensaries to join UCFW 770 outside of Los Angeles. Employees say they voted to unionize for job protection, better wages, and benefits. Read