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Want to know what’s new at your union? You’ve come to the right place. Browse the posts below for the latest news and announcements at UFCW Local 152.

Members of Old Fashioned Kitchen posing after their ratification vote, 2020.
  On Tuesday, June 30th, UFCW Local 152 members at Old Fashioned Kitchen in Lakewood, New Jersey stood together and
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Attention members looking to have a little family fun this summer! UFCW Local 152 has partnered with Casino Pier & Breakwater
UFCW Free College Benefit Virtual Info Sessions - July 2020
  Are you interested in learning more about the UFCW Free College Benefit, the free associate's program available to all
A child having fun at Diggerland USA
  Great news, members! UFCW Local 152 has teamed up with the folks at Diggerland USA in West Berlin, NJ
Tyshika Hayes, a member at Hanover Foods in Clayton, DE voting at the contract ratification meeting.
  On Wednesday, June 17th, UFCW Local 152 members at Hanover Foods in Clayton, Delaware stood together and voted to
Shop Steward Nicole Browning voting at the ratification for The Borough of Bradley Beach on 6/09/2020.
  On Tuesday, June 9th, UFCW Local 152 members at the Borough of Bradley Beach, New Jersey unanimously voted to
President Brian String Issues Second Letter to ACME Markets Officials
  On Friday, June 12, UFCW Local 152 President Brian String issued another letter to Acme Markets officials describing the
President Brian String addressing a crowd.
As seen in the Unity: Spring 2020 – President’s Report. See past copies of the Unity here.   Front Line
President Brian String Issues Letter to ACME Markets Officials
  On Tuesday, May 12, UFCW Local 152 President Brian String issued a letter to Acme Markets officials describing the
A woman working in a laboratory.
  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, United Food and Commercial Workers International Union (UFCW), America's largest meatpacking union with 250,000 members
A woman picking up a ground beef package
  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, United Food and Commercial Workers International Union (UFCW), America’s largest meatpacking union, called on Tyson
  Dear Member, Today is International Workers Memorial Day, a day observed around the world to remember workers who were
What is the #ShopSmart pledge?
  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, United Food and Commercial Workers International Union (UFCW), America's largest food and retail union, highlighted
UFCW International President Marc Perrone
  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) International Union, America’s largest meatpacking and food processing union, held a national
A meatpacking worker giving a thumbs up.
  America’s Largest Food and Retail Union Urges USDA to Prioritize a Series of Critical Safety Actions, including Testing and
A father calling a doctor while caring for his son.
  Great news, members! UFCW Local 152 is introducing a brand new Telemedicine Program for all members who utilize our
  Leaders of United Food and Commercial Workers Locals 152 and 1776 Keystone State (UFCW 1776KS) are privately and publicly
A child playing on a playground.
New Jersey has launched an Emergency Child Care Assistance Program (ECCAP) to help support child care costs when a parent/guardian
A person holding an iphone, getting ready to take the U.S. Census in 2020.
  You count in your union... now count in the U.S. Census 2020!   What Does The Census Do? The
President Brian String addressing a crowd.
  Updated May 14: Today, President String has extended his commitment to your health benefits through June 30.   Dear
  Dear UFCW Local 152 Members: Let me begin by sincerely thanking you—and all our members—for everything you are doing
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  Nota: La información enumerada puede cambiar y actualizarse a medida que se desarrolle la situación. WHO caracteriza a COVID-19
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  Note: The information listed may change and update as the situation unfolds.   Latest Updates and Messages: June 12:
  **Please be aware that the health van has been CANCELED until further notice due to COVID-19.** With a new
June 15, 2020
Shop Steward Nicole Browning voting at the ratification for The Borough of Bradley Beach on 6/09/2020.

Borough of Bradley Beach Members Unanimously Ratify New Contract – 6/09/2020

  On Tuesday, June 9th, UFCW Local 152 members at the Borough of Bradley Beach, New Jersey unanimously voted to ratify a new contract! The three-year […]
April 29, 2020
A woman working in a laboratory.

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 28, 2020
A woman picking up a ground beef package

UFCW: Tyson and All Meatpacking Companies Must Act Immediately to Protect American Workers & Food Supply

  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, United Food and Commercial Workers International Union (UFCW), America’s largest meatpacking union, called on Tyson and all companies in the industry […]
April 28, 2020

Message for International Workers Remembrance Day 2020

  Dear Member, Today is International Workers Memorial Day, a day observed around the world to remember workers who were killed or injured at their workplace. […]
April 26, 2020
What is the #ShopSmart pledge?

#ShopSmart Campaign Urges Shoppers to Help Keep America’s Grocery Workers Safe & Grocery Stores Open

  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, United Food and Commercial Workers International Union (UFCW), America’s largest food and retail union, highlighted its national safety initiative entitled, #ShopSmart, […]
April 23, 2020
UFCW International President Marc Perrone

America’s National Meatpacking Union Urges White House Task Force to Take Immediate Action to Protect Meatpacking Workers & National Food Supply

  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) International Union, America’s largest meatpacking and food processing union, held a national press conference call to highlight the […]
April 20, 2020
A meatpacking worker giving a thumbs up.

UFCW Calls on USDA to Take Five Immediate Actions to Protect Meatpacking Workers and America’s Food Supply During Coronavirus Outbreak

  America’s Largest Food and Retail Union Urges USDA to Prioritize a Series of Critical Safety Actions, including Testing and Personal Protection Equipment for All Meatpacking […]
April 9, 2020
A father calling a doctor while caring for his son.

UFCW Introduces Telemedicine Program

  Great news, members! UFCW Local 152 is introducing a brand new Telemedicine Program for all members who utilize our medical benefits! The Telemedicine and Teletherapy […]
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 […]