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November 7, 2018
Yes Union Can logo

Yes Union Can — And They Just Did

It’s no secret that UFCW Local 152 publicly supports the cannabis industry in New Jersey. That’s why when Yes Union Can asked UFCW Local 152 if […]
May 29, 2018
Plato quote - image courtesy of aiga.org/vote

Why Vote?

By Matte Kane, Union Representative   If you don’t vote …. you have failed as a citizen. The ability to vote allows citizens to voice their opinion […]
April 23, 2018
Union Representative Hugh Girodano speaking at the NJ Cannabis Community Rally

Local 152 attends NJ Cannabis Community Rally

One of our own, Union Representative/Organizer Hugh Giordano was invited to speak at the New Jersey Cannabis Community Rally at the State House Annex in Trenton, […]
March 21, 2018
Plaintiff Mark Janus

The Janus-faced war on unions

An opinion article recently appeared in the NY Daily News, discussing the on-going war labor unions have been facing against the rich and powerful. Whether it […]
March 9, 2018
Hugh Giordano attending an OCNJ City Council meeting

Local 152 Staff Attends OCNJ City Council Meeting About Cannabis

UFCW Local 152 staff attended Ocean City, New Jersey City Council meeting on March 8th, 2018, to voice support on behalf of the cannabis industry. The […]
March 8, 2018
Kelli Wehmann, Forked River, speaks about the jobs that would be created by having stores that sell marijuana. (Photo by Chris Lundy)

Local 152 Members Attend Berkeley Township Council Meeting

UFCW Local 152 shop steward Kelli Wehmann, who works for Perlmart ShopRite, attended the most recent Berkeley Township Council meeting last week, to voice her support […]
March 2, 2018
Freeholder John Kelly

Local 152 Attends Ocean County Freeholder Meeting About Cannabis

UFCW Local 152 staff attended an Ocean County, NJ Freeholder Meeting on Wednesday, February 28th to voice their support on behalf of the cannabis industry. The […]
February 28, 2018
Phil Murphy with citizens, courtesy of murphy4nj.com

Organized Labor in New Jersey Regains Its Seat at the Table

By Matte Kane, Union Representative As Phil Murphy embarks on his first term as governor of the Garden State, the labor community in the state is […]
February 15, 2018
Hugh Giordano at the Toms River council meeting

Local 152 Attends Toms River Council To Oppose Pot Sales Ban

UFCW Local 152 attended the Toms River, New Jersey council meeting to oppose legislation that would have banned all Cannabis related jobs. The UFCW on a […]