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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.

Union Representative Pete White with Shop Steward Latoya Clarke at the Eagleview Health and Rehabilitation ratification on 9/10/2021.
  On Friday, September 10th, UFCW Local 152 members at Eagleview Health and Rehabilitation in Pittsgrove, New Jersey stood united
Maple Leafs vs. Flyers logos
Great news, members: UFCW Local 152 has partnered with the Philadelphia Flyers for discounted Philadelphia Flyers vs. Toronto Maple Leafs tickets
A mother holding her child
  Great news, members! The UFCW Women’s Network is now accepting applications for the 2021 Childcare Grant! The primary purpose
Members and Union Representative Jose Echevarria at the TQ Baking contract amendment meeting at TQ Baking, 8/23/2021.
  On Monday, August 23rd, members at Top Quality Baking (a Lancaster Colony/T. Marzetti company) voted unanimously to amend their
President String with Susan Parker from Acme Markets
  As seen in the Unity: Summer 2021 – President’s Report. See past copies of the Unity here.   COVID Isn’t Over The
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
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 […]
January 26, 2021

Where And When Can I Get The COVID-19 Vaccine?

  As states roll out their vaccination plans, a common question we keep hearing is, “Where and when can I get the COVID-19 vaccine?” Each state […]
September 4, 2020
American Flag

Labor Day Message From President Brian String

  Dear Members of UFCW Local 152: On this Labor Day, America will pause to reflect on the accomplishments of working people — people like you. […]
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 […]
June 12, 2020
President Brian String Issues Second Letter to ACME Markets Officials

President Brian String Issues Second Letter to ACME Markets

  On Friday, June 12, UFCW Local 152 President Brian String issued another letter to Acme Markets officials describing the Local’s stance on continuing appreciation pay […]
May 12, 2020
President Brian String Issues Letter to ACME Markets Officials

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 Local’s stance on continuing appreciation pay […]
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. […]