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
This past month, representatives from the Dutch Delegation visited the U.S., taking part in actions that brought attention to non-union Giant Food Stores in Carlisle, PA. During their stay, the representatives toured the R&R ShopRite in Philadelphia. They were impressed with the clean store, friendly staff and wide selection.
December 13, 2012 -- Supervalu says that it remains in active discussions with several parties on the sale of the company in whole or in parts.
Bloomberg News reports that Supervalu is nearing the sale of Albertsons -- the part of Supervalu that owns Acme Markets -- and Save-A-Lot to the venture capital firm Cerberus.
In the final hours leading to Election Day and throughout the day, Local 1776 members completed their final "Get Out the Vote" activities.
Leading the way in preparing for the challenge presented by Hurricane Sandy in Pittston and Plains Township were the members of Local 1776 who staff the Departments of Public Works in both municipalities.
Front row, from left in Pittston: Bruce Widdick, John Whistell, John Symons and Vince Bucci, Shop Steward. Rear, Greg Holl. Don McNulty and Joe Gallagher.