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April 14, 2021
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Local 152 Staff Quoted In Van Ness Feldman’s “Native Affairs Quarterly” – Spring 2021

  UFCW Local 152 Union Representative Hugh Giordano was recently quoted in Van Ness Feldman‘s Spring 2021 edition of Native Affairs Quarterly, a quarterly magazine the […]
March 29, 2021

UFCW Local 152 Staff Attends Wildwood Board of Commissioners Meeting – 3/24/2021

  On Wednesday, March 24th, UFCW Local 152 staff attended a Board of Commissioners meeting in Wildwood, New Jersey to voice the union’s support of the […]
March 23, 2021

UFCW Local 152 Issues Statement on King Soopers Mass Shooting

  On Tuesday, March 23rd, UFCW Local 152 President Brian String issued the following statement on the mass shooting tragedy that took place in Boulder, Colorado: […]
March 16, 2021
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UFCW Local 152 Attends Ocean City City Council Meeting In Support of Cannabis

  On Thursday, March 11th, UFCW Local 152 Union Representative Hugh Giordano attended a City Council meeting in Ocean City, New Jersey to voice the union’s […]
October 15, 2020
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UFCW Local 152 Attends Economic Relief Roundtable with Amy Kennedy, Governor Murphy

  On Wednesday, October 14th, UFCW Local 152 staff attended an Economic Relief Roundtable meeting in Atlantic City, NJ with Governor Murphy, Amy Kennedy, candidate for […]
September 23, 2020

UFCW Local 152 Attends Ocean County Freeholder Meeting In Support of Adult-Use Cannabis

  On Wednesday, September 16th, UFCW Local 152 staff attended an Ocean County Freeholder meeting in Toms River, NJ to voice support on behalf of the […]
September 15, 2020
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It’s Time To Legalize Recreational Marijuana

  By Brian String, UFCW Local 152 President   It’s time. On the ballot in New Jersey this election cycle is the question to amend the […]
April 29, 2020
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UFCW: Trump Order to Keep Meatpacking Plants Open Must Include Immediate Action to Strengthen Coronavirus Testing & Safety Measures

  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, United Food and Commercial Workers International Union (UFCW), America’s largest meatpacking union with 250,000 members across the industry, called on President […]
April 6, 2020

UFCW Implores Hanover Foods to Stop Potential Community Spread of COVID-19 Among Workers and Residents

  Leaders of United Food and Commercial Workers Locals 152 and 1776 Keystone State (UFCW 1776KS) are privately and publicly urging Hanover Foods management to agree […]