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
Watch Local 1776 President Wendell W. Young, IV on Business Matters WFMZ-Channel 69. The lively debate is centered around Right to Work legislation.
For participants who submitted their Keystone application to the Fund Office, you should have received your ID card in the mail, or you will receive it shortly.
HARRISBURG -- (JANUARY 30, 2014) The latest independent statewide Franklin & Marshall poll shows voters do not support risky schemes to dismantle the PA Liquor Control Board (PLCB) and instead favor proposals to modernize a valuable public asset.
A press conference at the Capitol yesterday against House Bill 1507 -- a bill that would make automatic payroll deductions for union dues illegal -- drew in thousands of middle-class Pennsylvanians as they proudly voiced their rights as union members.
House Bill 1507 and similar "Paycheck Protection" legislation -- or more accurately Paycheck Deception -- sets out to do one thing: cripple unions and their members by making it illegal to deduct union dues from members' paychecks. Unfortunately, union bashing is nothing new, but with lies about how payroll deductions work and union members' rights flooding the halls of the Capitol and the media, it's important we get it right.
Here's some things you need to know about paycheck deception:
Today, more than ever, working men and women must remember the words of civil rights leader, Martin Luther King Jr.: “In our glorious fight for civil rights, we must guard against being fooled by false slogans, such as ‘right to work.’ It is a law to rob us of our civil rights and job rights.