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 township. The meeting was later reported by The Press of Atlantic City, and UFCW Local 152 staff were mentioned:
Not every speaker was against the proposal. The Middle Township Chamber of Commerce and the township Economic Development Committee have endorsed the plan. Hugh Giordano, a representative of United Food and Commercial Workers Union Local 152, said the proposal could bring good, high-paying jobs to the area.
Read the full article on The Press of Atlantic City website. In the end, the Middle Township Committee issued a letter of support to the proposal to turn an abandoned building into a medical cannabis facility. Way to go!
UFCW Local 152 is not new to fighting on behalf of the cannabis industry up and down the Garden State.
On a national level, the United Food and Commercial Workers represent workers in both medical and recreational cannabis-related industries. UFCW Local 152 is committed to standing with cannabis workers in our area to not only create good jobs, but to also represent them so that their employers pay good wages, good benefits, and fair treatment in a safe work environment. Discover more about the Cannabis Campaign in our area and our efforts to support workers in the industry.
If you work in the Cannabis industry and want to join UFCW Local 152, please contact Hugh Giordano at 609-680-5718 or contact us via our Union Interest form.