Carlos Cartagena
  • Union Representative / Director of Organizing
  • 312-733-2999
  • Carlos became a member of the UFCW in 1989 and began his career with Local 1546 in 1998. Since starting with Local 1546 Carlos has worked as an Organizer and a Union Representative, representing members in various food processing and meat packing facilities throughout the Chicagoland area. As a former meat cutter he understands the extreme hard work our members do day in and day out to keep the general public fed.  Carlos is committed to continuing to negotiate better contracts for our members; representing our members from unjust situations;  and making sure that their safety remains number one.