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
To all members of UFCW Local 1776:
Best wishes to you and your family for a happy and safe Labor Day.
Today reminds us of the important contributions that working men and women and their unions have made to build a better life and stronger communities for all of us.
We face many challenges. But I’m confident that if we stand together our solidarity will mean better things at work and beyond for all of us.
Mitt Romney gave the biggest speech of his campaign at the Republican convention, but failed the chance to tell America what he’s done and what he might do as President. Must Watch: This new OFA video highlighting what Romney didn’t say.
Right-winger Todd Akin plays 'doctor;' highlights Paul Ryan's irresponsible drive to 'redefine' rape
How radical and iresponsible can the right wing get? Try this:
Local 1776's Legislative Education Forums proved to be a success for both members and legislators. At both the Pittston and Walton Road Campuses, members had the opportunity to have round table discussions with legislators in their area and discuss important issues that impact working families all across Pennsylvania. The relaxed setttings allowed for open dialogues that will help improve state legislative policy.
(Philadelphia, PA, August 11) -- Members of UFCW Local 1776 were front and center on Philadelphia's sun-drenched Benjamin Franklin Parkway today as a crowd estimated as high as 40,000 working men and women rallied in support of the Workers Bill of Rights. Representing the entire spectrum of the labor movement, the crowd heard from U.S. Sen. Bob Casey (D-PA), and ALF-CIO President Rich Trumpka.
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.