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October 15, 2020
Amy Kennedy and Union Representative Matte Kane in Atlantic City, NJ

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 […]
April 3, 2020
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COVID-19 Emergency Child Care Information (NJ)

New Jersey has launched an Emergency Child Care Assistance Program (ECCAP) to help support child care costs when a parent/guardian is an essential employee. If you […]
April 3, 2020
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Be Counted: Take the 2020 Census

  You count in your union… now count in the U.S. Census 2020!   What Does The Census Do? The Census helps determine where to build […]
August 8, 2019
UFCW Local 152 Union Representative Hugh Giordano speaking at the Middle Township, NJ Committee meeting to voice support for the cannabis industry. Image courtesy of The Press of Atlantic City

UFCW Local 152 Attends Middle Township Committee Meeting In Support of Medical Cannabis

  UFCW Local 152 staff attended a Middle Township Committee meeting on Monday, August 5th, to voice support on behalf of the cannabis industry in the […]
June 7, 2019
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Opinion: Cannabis Not Only Creates Jobs, It Grows Careers

  By Hugh Giordano, UFCW Local 152 Representative/Organizer   It’s no secret: cannabis is the talk of the nation, and in New Jersey “marijuana” is all the […]