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
Come on, Mr. Papa John Pizza. Are you really worried about a few cents more for pizza if millions of Americans get health care?
Here's the real question: Who in their right mind would object to paying 20 cents more for a pizza if it means that millions of more Americans will have health care coverage? Apparently the owner of Papa John's Pizza -- a strong supporter of Mitt Romney -- does.
Jon Stewart calls Voter ID laws exactly what they are: restrictive, oppressive and totally unnecessary. Stewart took the issue to his The Daily Show on August 8, pointing out that even conservatives openly admitt they’re not sure what the law will accomplish.
A team from UFCW Local 1776 was front and center as thousands of people rallied in Harrisburg against the state's Voter ID bill. Organized by the NAACP, the PA AFL-CIO and other groups that recognize the voter-supression dangers in the law, the rally called on the state legislature to overturn it as costly and completely unecessary.
Local 1776 added its voice to a rally in Levittown, PA Tuesday (July 24, 2012) calling for an increase in the federal minimum wage. The local's Charles Young, of the Doylestown Acme, and John Meyerson, Director of Legislative and Political Action, represented the Local at the rally.
We need your help! Show your support for the UFCW Wine and Spirits employees by voting NO in the Philadelphia Inquirer's latest PLCB poll. Just as we did three weeks ago, let the Inquirer know you support the current system and the family sustaining jobs it provides. Help us come out on top and show the Inquirer we see its bias! -
UFCW Local 1776 was honored to have the opportunity to host a meeting of Vice President Joe Biden and labor family, friends and staff at the local's Pittston, PA office (on July 3.