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      LISTEN HERE: Wendell W. Young, IV on Right to Work Laws
      Rite Aid members of UFCW Local 1776 are currently negotiating a new union contact. The contract is an agreement between Rite Aid and the members of Local 1776 who work there. The agreement spells out many facets of Rite Aid employment like working conditions and pay rates.
      HARRISBURG – (4/06/2017) On Monday, April 4, 2017, the Pennsylvania House Liquor Control Committee voted on two liquor privatization bills: House Bill 438 and House Bill 991. Despite short notice, Local 1776 members filled the meeting room where the vote took place, and policymakers throughout the Capitol complimented Local members for their activism.
      HARRISBURG – (3/30/2017) President Wendell W. Young, IV was a guest on WITF's Smart Talk to discuss the problems with wine and liquor privatization in Pennsylvania. Currently, the PA House of Representatives, led by Rep. Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny), is considering a few different bills which would lead to an expansion of liquor and the problems it causes.
      PITTSTON – (03/29/2017) UFCW 1776 invests heavily in educating stewards because the Local recognizes how important it is for our members to have the best representation possible.
      PLYMOUTH MEETING – (02/16/2017) With UFCW Local 1776, members have a voice in their workplace through a union contract. The contract is negotiated by members with their employers. Working conditions, pay and many other aspects of employment are spelled out in the agreement.
      PLYMOUTH MEETING – (02/07/2017) Wendell W. Young IV, President of UFCW Local 1776, urged lawmakers to support Governor Tom Wolf’s proposals to increase the minimum wage...
      HARRISBURG – (01/29/2017) Now is the time to tell your state senator union busting is not OK! In Harrisburg, politicians, influenced by outside money from billionaires, want to take away your voice. Today, anti-union "paycheck protection"
      PHILADELPHIA — (12/08/2016) Many people in Philadelphia woke up with a new union supermarket to shop at. This morning, Burns Family Fresh Grocer opened their doors at 3021 Grays Ferry Ave in Philadelphia. UFCW Local 1776 Welcomes our 3rd Fresh Grocer and we look forward to representing the many new members who work there.
      MEADVILLE – (12/02/2016) The recent complaints from representatives of the distilled spirits industry (“Liquor system changes could lead to markups,” Nov. 22) about the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board’s new flexible pricing policy show the true concerns of those industry members: themselves.

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