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      UFCW Local 1776 has Filed Charges Against Mission Foods
      UFCW Local 1776: More Than Just a Contract
      UFCW & Mission Workers Will Not Buckle to Union Busters
      Mission Food reports indicate they pay $375.00 per hour
      Happy Mother's Day!
      Did you know Local 1776 helps eligible members to apply for citizenship?
      Who Are The Consultants at Mission Foods?
      We Are UFCW Local 1776!
      LISTEN HERE: Wendell W. Young, IV on Right to Work Laws
      UFCW Local 1776 held meetings on May 19th, with Mission Food employees to discuss the latest status of contract negotiations with Mission Foods.
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      Click here to see a letter regarding upcoming Mission Foods membership meetings.
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      On Monday, May 8, 2017, Walgreens Boots Alliance and Rite Aid jointly notified the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) that they have complied with the agency’s additional request for information related to the proposed merger.
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      Shop Stewards are a source of information about the Union and are also your first line of defense on the job if you are facing discipline or any adverse treatment. The Stewards listed above have received extensive training from Local 1776 on how to represent you in the workplace, and you should feel confident in their abilities. Your Shop Stewards have the right under federal law to represent the interests of their co-workers, without Company retaliation or discrimination targeted at either them or you.
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      Workers at Mission Foods in Mountain Top, PA organized with UFCW Local 1776 last year for a better work-life. 
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      This week, the Mission Foods negotiating committee, made up of Mission Foods Workers, met for two days to continue bargaining with management. While we made some progress toward your first contract, we have more work to do before a vote on your first union contract will be possible.
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      Congratulations Salus University members on a new three-year agreement which was overwhelmingly ratified this evening! President Young and Local 1776 would like to thank the bargaining committee for the hard work it took to achieve this agreement.  If Salus members have any questions. Please contact Local 1776 Representative Barbara Johnson at 610-940-1842.
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      Rite Aid members of UFCW Local 1776 are currently negotiating a new union contact. The contract is an agreement between Rite Aid and the members of Local 1776 who work there. The agreement spells out many facets of Rite Aid employment like working conditions and pay rates.
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      HARRISBURG – (4/06/2017) On Monday, April 4, 2017, the Pennsylvania House Liquor Control Committee voted on two liquor privatization bills: House Bill 438 and House Bill 991. Despite short notice, Local 1776 members filled the meeting room where the vote took place, and policymakers throughout the Capitol complimented Local members for their activism.
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      HARRISBURG – (3/30/2017) President Wendell W. Young, IV was a guest on WITF's Smart Talk to discuss the problems with wine and liquor privatization in Pennsylvania. Currently, the PA House of Representatives, led by Rep. Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny), is considering a few different bills which would lead to an expansion of liquor and the problems it causes.
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      PITTSTON – (03/29/2017) UFCW 1776 invests heavily in educating stewards because the Local recognizes how important it is for our members to have the best representation possible.
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      PLYMOUTH MEETING – (02/16/2017) With UFCW Local 1776, members have a voice in their workplace through a union contract. The contract is negotiated by members with their employers. Working conditions, pay and many other aspects of employment are spelled out in the agreement.
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      PLYMOUTH MEETING – (02/07/2017) Wendell W. Young IV, President of UFCW Local 1776, urged lawmakers to support Governor Tom Wolf’s proposals to increase the minimum wage...
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      HARRISBURG – (01/29/2017) Now is the time to tell your state senator union busting is not OK! In Harrisburg, politicians, influenced by outside money from billionaires, want to take away your voice. Today, anti-union "paycheck protection"
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      PHILADELPHIA — (12/08/2016) Many people in Philadelphia woke up with a new union supermarket to shop at. This morning, Burns Family Fresh Grocer opened their doors at 3021 Grays Ferry Ave in Philadelphia. UFCW Local 1776 Welcomes our 3rd Fresh Grocer and we look forward to representing the many new members who work there.
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      MEADVILLE – (12/02/2016) The recent complaints from representatives of the distilled spirits industry (“Liquor system changes could lead to markups,” Nov. 22) about the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board’s new flexible pricing policy show the true concerns of those industry members: themselves.
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