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
UFCW Local 1776 President Wendell W. Young, IV was welcomed back on Pittsburgh's KDKA-AM radio Monday, April 7th. Joining him and host Rob Pratte were UFCW Local 23 President Tony Helfer, Allegheny County Labor Council President Jack Shea, SEIU Healthcare Pennsylvania President Neal Bisno and Philadelphia Councilman Bobby Henon.
HARRISBURG, PA (APRIL 14, 2014) – UFCW Local 1776 President Wendell W. Young, IV urged House members to support Representative Gene DiGirolamo’s legislation to modernize the state’s Wine and Spirits Stores to increase customer convenience and generate significant new revenues for the Commonwealth.
The Philadelphia Public Record has named Local 1776 President Wendell W. Young, IV Public Servant of the Year for 2014. The paper cited his contributions to the "City of Philadelphia, the State of Pennsylvania and organized labor everywhere." The Executive Board, members and staff of Local 1776 could not be more proud of leader Wendell Young for being honored for the work he does on behalf of working families everywhere.
Congratulations to 1776 members Rebecca Courtright of East Stroudsburg and Heather Thomas of Pen Argyl! Both will be featured on a limited edition Cheerios boxes being sold at ShopRite in Stroudsburg for raising almost $14,000 for area food banks. Excellent work!
Local 1776 President Wendell W. Young, IV and Local 1776 member and Wine Specialist Ethan Thomas were guests on Pittsburgh's KDKA Radio Monday, March 10th. Missed it live? Listen to the full show here.
Thursday, March 6, 2014 -- SafePac employees voted "Yes" to Local 1776 Representation, making them the newest members of Local 1776. SafePac is a small meat packing facility that uses high pressure pasteurization to keep foods fresh and ready-to-eat. The worksite is located in the Grays Ferry section of Philadelphia.