Main Office:
3031-A Walton Rd
Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462
P: 1-866-329-1776
Northeast PA Office:
2007 Highway 315
Pittston, PA 18640
P: 1-800-635-6994
Central PA Office:
3161 Chambersburg Rd
Biglerville, PA 17307
P: 1-800-332-9421

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 JBS Workers Lobby to Protect Workers in the Beef and Pork Industries


UFCW JBS workers met with USDA/GIPSA Administrator Larry Mitchell along with numerous members of Congress to lobby for meatpacking workers.

This Equal Pay Day, We Still Strive for Equal Pay for Equal Work

Here’s a sad fact: the average working woman would have to keep working until today, almost two weeks into April, to make what a man doing the same job made in 2013. We call today Equal Pay Day, a day to remember that women still only get paid 77 cents for every dollar their male counterparts make and to demand equality in the workplace. Over the course of their working lives, women make between $400,000 and $2 million less than they would if they were paid fairly.

Walmart and the Food Stamp Economy

“Walmart takes in about 18 percent of U.S. food stamp dollars, a share that amounted to more than $13 billion last year.” However, with cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Walmart is seeing a huge portion of its customer base drop off, no longer able to afford to shop there. Instead, many are now relying on charities and food pantries.

UFCW President Hansen Statement on House Passage of Deceptively Named Save American Workers Act

WASHINGTON, D.C.Joe Hansen, International President of the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union (UFCW), today released the following statement after the House passed the Save American Workers Act—legislation that would change the definition of full-time under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) from 30 hours to 40.

Labor Unions Make a Difference in Working Lives of Black Women, New Report Finds

A new report released last week by Black Women’s Roundtable examines the state of black women across the country over the last six decades and shows that while significant progress has been made since Brown v. Board of Education, the 1964 Civil Rights Act and other key historic markers, there are many crucial social and economic issues that still need to be addressed. The report, titled Black Women in the United States, 2014, draws on data from the U.S.

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