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      JBS members at our April Citizenship Action Network Workshop!
      Congratulations to Acme Retiree Dennis Everly!
      Standing in solidarity with striking CWA Verizon workers!
      Schott North America Steward Trainings
      Local 1776 Executive Board endorses Dwight Evans for U.S. Congress
      Cove Shoe members hand-make each and every Union shoe!
      Our Stewards health and welfare working group
      President Wendell Young leading the group in Harrisburg against liquor privatization
      Wine and Spirits Store Members provide excellent service and keep communities safe
      Say NO to privatization
      All Local 1776 Stewards: Local-wide Stewards Conference is quickly approaching! When: Thursday, April 28 to Friday, April 29, 2016  (Registration will open Thursday afternoon. There will be a full day of workshops and guest speakers on Friday). Where: Hershey Lodge located at 325 University Dr.
      During the March 9th Democratic Debate, Ads featuring our very own JBS Members and a Cargill Member ran on Univision. The topic was immigration; how our Union family has helped so many members achieve their dream of becoming U.S. citizens and encourages our diverse membership to be politically active.  Our Citizenship Workshops have made a huge difference in our members' lives.
      WMGK and the United Food and Commercial Workers Local 1776 have partnered together to highlight a Local 1776 member every month who has gone above and beyond serving customers and their communities. This month's winner is Carla Dorsey! Carla is long-time member and outstanding Shop Steward at a Philadelphia Rite Aid.
      For the past several years, union members have been fighting hard against anti-union legislation that seeks to silence public workers in Pennsylvania. The so-called ‘Paycheck Protection’ bill follows the same strategy that Governor Walker used against teachers, nurses, and first responders in Wisconsin, and which ultimately led to Wisconsin becoming a Right to Work state.
      (Plymouth Meeting, January 22, 2016) Wendell Young, IV, President of UFCW Local 1776 is pleased to announce that the UFCW 1776 Executive Board unanimously voted to endorse Rep. Dwight Evans for Congress in Congressional District 2. “Dwight has been an advocate for the members of our Local during his time in Harrisburg,” stated Young.
      The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) continues to deliver strong returns for all Pennsylvanians and is ready to generate more profit and help the state avoid a catastrophic $2 billion deficit. Sales, profits and transfers are up -- the time to modernize is now. Click to read more about how PA's Wine and Spirits Stores continue to deliver great service and how they can do even better.

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