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President Brian String Issues Letters to Officials at Acme Markets and ShopRite Supermarkets
  On Tuesday, August 3rd, UFCW Local 152 President Brian String issued letters to officials at Acme Markets and Wakefern
Union Representatives Matte Kane and Hugh Giordano were featured on the Cannabis Power list by InsiderNJ
  As Governor Murphy's August 21st deadline looms closer, New Jersey cities are scrambling to enact last-minute ordinances on potential
A woman arranging cannabis
  As time runs out for New Jersey cities to establish cannabis limitations before Governor Murphy’s August 21st deadline, UFCW
Citizens Bank Park, photo courtesy of Pixabay.com
  UFCW Local 152 is very excited to once again team up with the Philadelphia Phillies to offer a member-exclusive
General Membership Meeting
  Attention members! We are thrilled to host a live, in-person UFCW Local 152 General Membership Meeting on Tuesday, July
A cannabis plant on a black background.
  As time runs out for New Jersey cities to establish cannabis limitations before Governor Murphy's August 21st deadline, UFCW
Members with Pete White at the St. Mary's ratification meeting on June 9, 2021.
  On Wednesday, June 9th, UFCW Local 152 members at St. Mary's Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare and St. Mary's
A young girl riding the Antique Carousel at Dorney Park.
  We have wonderful news! UFCW Local 152 has once again partnered with Dorney Park to offer our members two
A member casting his vote at the ShopRite Meat ratification meeting.
  On Wednesday, June 2nd, ShopRite Meat Clerks (which includes all workers in the meat department as well as the
Golf photo courtesy of pixabay.com
  Attention members! We are pleased to announce UFCW Local 152 will be hosting the 16th Annual Charity Golf Tournament
President Brian String at the 2021 Irv R. String Local 152 Awards Night.
  As seen in the Unity, Spring 2021 edition – President’s Report. See past copies of the Unity here.   Members have a
Hugh Giordano speaking at the 5/13/2021 meeting. Photo from Jersey Shore Online.
  After attending the April 22 meeting when the ordinance to ban all cannabis operations in the township was proposed,
A hand holding a cannabis leaf
  On Wednesday, May 12, Union Representative Hugh Giordano was the only person to publicly speak against Surf City and
Committee member David Pecunia and Shop Steward Anthony Ditheodore voting at the George Wells Meat Co ratification meeting on May 12, 2021.
  On Wednesday, May 12, UFCW Local 152 members at George Wells Meat Company in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania unanimously voted to
Hugh Giordano at the Toms River Council meeting on 5/11/2021.
  On Tuesday, May 11, Union Representative Hugh Giordano attended a Toms River City Council meeting in response to a
  Earlier this year, the Irv R. String Local 152 Scholarship Fund opened for members and their dependents to apply for
Fishmonger Michael Panter voting
  On Friday, April 30th, roughly two hundred UFCW Local 152 members from Samuels and Son Seafood in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Part of the Negotiating Committee at B & B Poultry on 4/23/2021.
  On Friday, April 23rd, UFCW Local 152 members at B & B Poultry in Norma, New Jersey stood together
Cannabis plant
  On Thursday, April 22nd, UFCW Local 152 Union Representative Hugh Giordano attended a Lacey Township Committee meeting where the
UFCW Charity Foundation is now accepting scholarship applications in 2021!
  Great news, members: the UFCW Charity Foundation, a scholarship offered by the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union,
Part of the Negotiating Committee at Taylor Provisions 2021. From left to right: Committeeperson Christopher Cruz, Assistant Director of Collective Bargaining Lisa Sanders, and Shop Steward Sheila Dean.
  On Monday, April 26th, about fifty UFCW Local 152 members at the famed Taylor Provisions in Trenton, New Jersey
Part of the Negotiating Committee at the Bishop McCarthy ratification, 4/22/2021.
  On Thursday, April 22nd, UFCW Local 152 members at Bishop McCarthy Center for Rehabilitation & Healthcare in Vineland, NJ
  Have you heard that in addition to the Associate degree program, the UFCW Free College Benefit has recently added
Cannabis leaf growing indoors
  On Tuesday, April 13th, UFCW Local 152 Union Representative Hugh Giordano attended a Morristown Town Council meeting to voice
August 3, 2021
President Brian String Issues Letters to Officials at Acme Markets and ShopRite Supermarkets

President Brian String Issues Letters to Acme Markets and ShopRite Supermarkets – 8/03/2021

  On Tuesday, August 3rd, UFCW Local 152 President Brian String issued letters to officials at Acme Markets and Wakefern Food Corporation (ShopRite Supermarkets) in response […]
July 30, 2021
Union Representatives Matte Kane and Hugh Giordano were featured on the Cannabis Power list by InsiderNJ

UFCW Local 152 Continues to Support Cannabis in NJ – July 2021 Roundup

  As Governor Murphy’s August 21st deadline looms closer, New Jersey cities are scrambling to enact last-minute ordinances on potential cannabis businesses. Nevertheless, UFCW Local 152 […]
July 9, 2021
A woman arranging cannabis

Local 152 Staff Support Cannabis in Cities Across NJ – June 2021 Roundup

  As time runs out for New Jersey cities to establish cannabis limitations before Governor Murphy’s August 21st deadline, UFCW Local 152 staff continue to attend […]
June 28, 2021
General Membership Meeting

General Membership Meeting To Be Held on 7/20/2021

  Attention members! We are thrilled to host a live, in-person UFCW Local 152 General Membership Meeting on Tuesday, July 20th, 2021 at 10:00 am and […]
June 17, 2021
Members with Pete White at the St. Mary's ratification meeting on June 9, 2021.

Members at St. Mary’s Center for Rehab & St. Mary’s Villa Ratify New Contract – 6/09/2021

  On Wednesday, June 9th, UFCW Local 152 members at St. Mary’s Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare and St. Mary’s Villa for Independent & Retirement Living […]
June 16, 2021
A young girl riding the Antique Carousel at Dorney Park.

Announcing Summer 2021 Discounted Weekends to Dorney Park

  We have wonderful news! UFCW Local 152 has once again partnered with Dorney Park to offer our members two discounted weekends this summer at both […]
June 7, 2021
A member casting his vote at the ShopRite Meat ratification meeting.

ShopRite Meat Clerks Pass Union Contract – 6/2/2021

  On Wednesday, June 2nd, ShopRite Meat Clerks (which includes all workers in the meat department as well as the deli/appy and seafood departments) in New […]
June 5, 2021
Golf photo courtesy of pixabay.com

Announcing the 16th Annual Charity Golf Tournament

  Attention members! We are pleased to announce UFCW Local 152 will be hosting the 16th Annual Charity Golf Tournament on behalf of The Bryan D. […]
June 2, 2021
President Brian String at the 2021 Irv R. String Local 152 Awards Night.

Message From The President – Spring 2021

  As seen in the Unity, Spring 2021 edition – President’s Report. See past copies of the Unity here.   Members have a right to feel safe at work […]