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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.

  On Wednesday, January 26th, 2022, more than seventy members at Barry Callebaut in Pennsauken, New Jersey ratified a strong
Shop Stewards Shannon Bruno and George Hussey at the City of Long Branch ratification meeting on 1/20/2022.
  On Thursday, January 20th, 2022, UFCW Local 152 members at the City of Long Branch, NJ ratified a new
The Irv R. String Local 152 Scholarship Fund is now accepting applications!
  Great news! The Irv R. String Local 152 Scholarship Fund is now accepting applications for 2022! This scholarship is
Union Representative Hugh Giordano
  On Monday, January 10th, 2022, Union Representative Hugh Giordano was listed among NJ.com's 22 People, Places, Trends To Watch
The Negotiating Committee on 12/20/2021.
  On Monday, December 20th, UFCW Local 152 members at the ShopRites in Drexeline, PA and Brookhaven, PA overwhelmingly voted
Rondell Vaughn and Shop Steward Steve Waszen at the Sysco ratification on 12/11/2021.
  On Saturday, December 11th, nearly thirty UFCW Local 152 members at Sysco in Philadelphia, PA ratified a new union
Members of Berks Packing at the contract ratification meeting on 11/30/21.
  On Tuesday, November 30th, UFCW Local 152 members at Berks Packing, Inc. in Reading, Pennsylvania ratified a new three-year union contract!
Union Representative Jose Echevarria, Jeanine Etling, Shop Steward Bradley Smith, and Francis Reinoso at the CRS Facility Services ratification meeting, 11/30/21.
  On Tuesday, November 30th, UFCW Local 152 members who work for CRS Facility Services at the Philadelphia Mills Mall
President Brian String at the 2021 Irv R. String Local 152 Awards Night.
  As seen in the Unity: Fall 2021 – President’s Report. See past copies of the Unity here.   Union jobs are
Chief Steward John Candileri voting at the Kraft ratification meeting on 10/15/21.
  On Friday, October 15th, more than five hundred UFCW Local 152 members at The Kraft Heinz Company in Dover,
Members at the contract ratification for Aunt Kitty's Foods, 11/13/2021.
  On Saturday, November 13th, UFCW Local 152 members at Aunt Kitty's Foods in Vineland, New Jersey came together to
  On Wednesday, October 20th, President Brian String issued the following statement to members at Perlmart ShopRite. The official letter can
A member voting at the Victoria Commons ratification meeting, 2021.
  A New Era Victoria Commons was recently purchased by Complete Care and now operates as Complete Care at Victoria
Shop Steward Joann Adcock and Union Representative Pete White at the Bacharach ratification on 9/24/2021.
  On Friday, September 24th, UFCW Local 152 members at Bacharach Institute for Rehabilitation in Galloway, New Jersey ratified a
Steward Antonio Fontanez and Committee member Tuon Tran tallying ballots.
  On Friday, September 24th, roughly fifty UFCW Local 152 members (cutters and packers) from Samuels and Son Seafood in
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
January 14, 2022
The Irv R. String Local 152 Scholarship Fund is now accepting applications!

Irv R. String Local 152 Scholarship Fund Is Now Accepting Applications For 2022

  Great news! The Irv R. String Local 152 Scholarship Fund is now accepting applications for 2022! This scholarship is open to all UFCW Local 152 […]
May 19, 2021

Announcing the Winners of the 2021 Irv R. String Local 152 Scholarship Fund

  Earlier this year, the Irv R. String Local 152 Scholarship Fund opened for members and their dependents to apply for a college scholarship for the 2021-2022 […]
May 3, 2021
UFCW Charity Foundation is now accepting scholarship applications in 2021!

UFCW Charity Foundation Now Accepting Scholarship Applications for 2021

  Great news, members: the UFCW Charity Foundation, a scholarship offered by the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union, is now accepting applications for 2021! […]
April 28, 2021

Mark Your Calendar: Free Bachelor’s Degree Info Session Will Be Held on May 13

  Have you heard that in addition to the Associate degree program, the UFCW Free College Benefit has recently added a brand new Bachelor’s degree program? […]
January 25, 2021
The Irv R. String Local 152 Scholarship Fund is now accepting applications!

Irv R. String Local 152 Scholarship Fund Is Now Accepting Applications For 2021

  Great news! The Irv R. String Local 152 Scholarship Fund is now accepting applications for 2021! This scholarship is open to all UFCW Local 152 […]
August 27, 2020

Free College Benefit Virtual Info Sessions – Sept 23, 24

  Are you interested in learning more about the Free College Benefit, which offers members and their families the opportunity to earn an Associate degree and […]
June 25, 2020
UFCW Free College Benefit Virtual Info Sessions - July 2020

Virtual UFCW Free College Benefit Info Sessions

  Are you interested in learning more about the UFCW Free College Benefit, the free associate’s program available to all members and dependents? Attend one of […]
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