Welcome to UFCW Local 1776's website. Our goal is for the site to be useful to all of our members, and to make it the online place to share information and interact with everyone committed to building a better life for working men and women. Please register on the site to get updates from the Local. Send us your suggestions by visiting the "Contact Us" tab or emailing here -- In Solidarity, Wendell W. Young, IV, President, UFCW Local 1776
Check out photos from the Black Friday actions in support of the Walmart workers who are being threatened and intiminated for speaking up for a living wage and benefits.
Recently, a Freedom of Information Request was made for the home addresses of all Pennsylvania State employees. Both Local 1776 and the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board feel that it is not appropriate or safe to reveal the home addresses of our Wine and Spirit Store members; therefore, Local 1776 and the PLCB have sent objections to this request to the Commonwealth.
MSNBC's Chris Matthews takes on Tom Corbett's infamous insults directed toward women, minorities, and members of the LGBT community. Watch the clip from Hardball
Below is a summary of the PLCB Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2012-13. The agency contributed more than $660 million to State and Local Treasuries in this record breaking year.
JBS workers in Souderton, Pa., voted to join UFCW Local 1776 to have a union voice on the job.
This work, about 200 workers in a JBS rendering plant in Souderton, Pa., overwhelmingly voted for a union voice on the job with UFCW Local 1776.
“I have been a driver at JBS for three years and one reason why I wanted a union was to have better health insurance for my family. When it came time to vote, I stood with my co-workers and voted union ‘yes’,” said JBS worker Tony Serra.