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      Study shows Union membership boosts life satisfaction
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      ShopRite contract ratification meeting notice!
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      Local 1776 is proud to sponsor WMGK's 2014 Turkey Drop!
      PA's Wine and Spirits Store net record revenues in FY 2013-14
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      Tom Wolf at the Philadelphia Cheltenham Avenue ShopRite meeting with members and customers
      Showing solidarity with the Italian General Confederation of Labor!
      Newly elected PA Governor Tom Wolf with 1776 President Wendell W. Young, IV at a GOTV rally
      We are pleased to announced we have reached a tentative agreement with ShopRite!  The Local will host two contract ratification meetings: Date: Monday, December 29th Time: Meetings will be held at 3:00 p.m. - AND - 6:00 p.m. Location: Local 1776’s Union Hall located at 3031 (Building A) Walton Road Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462.
      Great news for OURWalmart members and Walmart workers everywhere! A National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) judge ruled in favor of California Walmart workers who were retaliated against for standing up and speaking out for higher wages. And even more great news for 187,000 Pennsylvania Walmart workers who are set to receive $151 million in unpaid wages in a separate PA Supreme Court case ruling! Read more here.
      Scholarships for union members and their families are now open for 2015! The PA AFL-CIO's annual Scholarship Essay Contest is now being offered to students in two categories: Graduating High School Seniors (class of 2015) and all Post-Secondary Students.
      A blog post from UFCW International Union: Patrick Flavin from Baylor University and Gregory Shufeldt from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock released a study on “Labor Union Membership and Life Satisfaction” that suggests that organized labor in the United States can have a significant impact on peoples’ quality of life.
      November 20, 2014 Washington, D.C. -- Joe Hansen, Internaitonal President of UFCW International Union (UFCW) today released the following statement in response to President Obama’s plan to take executive action on immigration. “Today the President announced he will take belated but necessary action to provide relief to immigrant workers, families, and communities.
      The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board's Fiscal Year 2013-14 Report is out -- and the numbers speak for themselves.  With a record $2.24 billion in revenue, Pennsylvania's Wine and Spirits Stores continue to benefit PA taxpayers. Click to read highlights and the full report.
      PLYMOUTH MEETING, PA (November 4, 2014) Wendell W. Young, IV, President of UFCW Local 1776, issued the following statement: “It is a great day to be a Pennsylvanian. The people have spoken and they know Tom Wolf is what Pennsylvania needs for a fresh start. A business man and supporter of the middle class, it is no wonder so many could relate to the vision Tom has for Pennsylvania."
      Watch Local 1776 President Wendell Young, IV debate the issue of raising the minimum wage on WFMZ's Business Matters.  Discussing the issue with President Young was Thomas Sestak, Amy Dech, Katrina Anderson of the PA Commonwealth Foundation, Joe Ruffino owner of Biaggio Pizzeria & Family and Restaurant, Tyler Rogers of Safe Harbor Easton.

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