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      Rite Aid Shop Stewards gather for labor-management meeting
      Rite Aid Shop Stewards Helen and Donna
      Local 1776 takes part in Fight for $15 rallies
      Apply for the Local 1776 Young Member Summer Internship Program!
      Wendell speaking with a Wise member at a contract meeting
      Wendell speaking with Wine and Spirits member Margaret
      Support for Governor Wolf's budget proposal
      Schools that teach, jobs that pay,government that works
      Local 1776 hosts Immigration workshop
      Immigration training with JBS and Cargill members
      The U.S. House and Senate will soon consider Fast Track legislation to help pass another bad trade deal. As history shows, fast track has been used to quickly pass some of our nation’s worst trade agreements. This time will no different. The TPP trade deal has been put together in secret. Hundreds of corporate lawyers and other special interest groups have been advising the U.S.
      Too many big-box corporations are paying their workers poverty level wages.  They are setting an extremely low standard other companies follow.  On April 15, Local 1776 stood with the thousands of low-wage workers that rallied for $15 an hour and a Union.
      You're invited! Join your fellow Local 1776 members for a fun night of bowling! Saturday, April 25 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Thunderbird Lanes located at 3081 Holme Avenue in Northeast Philadelphia. Tickets are $12 per person and include three hours of bowling, shoe rental, pizza and soda. Click here to purchase your tickets!
      Download: Bowling Flyer.pdf
      Franklin and Marshall College released their March 2015 poll to see where Pennsylvanians stand on various policy issues in the state. Key highlights include: Less than half of Pennsylvanians support liquor privatization; Only one percent of respondents believe privatizing liquor stores is top priority.
      We are now taking applications for the UFCW Local 1776 Young Summer Internship Program for 2015! The internship is an eight week, paid, educational internship. This year’s internship program will run from June 15, 2015 through August 7, 2015. Application deadline is May 15, 2015. Click to learn how to apply!
      UFCW Local 1776 hosted a series of immigration trainings that took place from February 26th – 28th at the Hazelton One Community Center in Hazelton, PA. Cargill and JBS Stewards and rank-and-file members were trained on Deferred Action for Parental Accountability (DAPA), Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), and the process to become a U.S. citizen.
      Governor Wolf's first budget address discussed historic ways to give Pennsylvania a fresh start. Wolf called for restoring school funding, rebuilding the middle class, taxing drillers and closing the Delaware loophole. Governor Wolf made a statement that directly affects the 3,500+ UFCW members who work in PA's Wine and Spirits Stores -- he called for the modernization (NOT privatization) of the PLCB to improve customer convenience and raise revenues for our State.
      Local 1776 President Wendell W. Young, IV debated Kevin Shivers on the facts about Representative Turzai's plan to dismantle PA's Wine and Spirits Stores and eliminate thousands of Pennsylvania jobs on PCN's call-in program February 24th. Missed it Live? Watch the full show here.
      The billionaire Koch brothers have set their sights on Pennsylvania in their quest to push their anti-working family agenda across the country.  Their newest campaign is launched under the name American Future Fund, an Iowa-based super PAC, and targets passing the "3 Ps" - liquor privatization, paycheck protection and pension reform.

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