by Kate Hogan | on Oct 19, 2017

NY, CA, and MA All See Union Organizing Victories

p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px Calibri} span.s1 {text-decoration: underline ; color: #0079cd} Local unions are starting to reorganize their members, more women are...

by Brian Young | on Apr 11, 2017

Mommy, can I join the union?

Texas has never been the most union friendly state, but a new proposed law may just be overkill. Minors in Texas may soon need to get parental consent to join a union after the bill passed the State...

by Workers Indepen... | on Feb 08, 2017

Organizing Whole Foods

UFCW 1189 Organizing Director Abe Wangnoo says even workers at worker-owned co-ops feel the need these days for union representation. The UFCW just won a union election at the Whole Foods worker co-...

by Kate Hogan | on Jan 10, 2017

Best Yet is anything but

Best Yet Market is a family owned, regional supermarket chain with 32 stores all over New York, Connecticut, and New Jersey. Currently headquartered in Bethpage, New York, the Raitses family has...

by Kris LaGrange | on Nov 22, 2016

140 birds a minute

As millions of people go to their local grocer to buy a turkey for their Thanksgiving feast, UCOMM Blog, has decided to look at the people who brought you the turkey and sadly it is not always a...

Welcome to UFCW Local 1500
by Kris LaGrange | on Oct 28, 2016

New member videos

We got an email today from the good people over at your United Food and Commercial Workers Local 1500 who is 20,000 members strong. They work in many grocery retailers throughout the tri state region...

by Brian Young | on Oct 17, 2016

Jim Beam Union on Strike

Production of Kentucky bourbon has been soaring over the last few years, hitting the highest amount sold since 1967 acording to the Associated Press. While this is good news for the companies and the...

by Guest Post | on Aug 17, 2016

A Labor Day Art Contest

Every year, we celebrate Labor Day to honor working people and all their contributions to our country and its middle class. The UFCW is made up of hard-working men and women who serve in our...

by Guest Post | on May 12, 2016

Big Tony just got even bigger

Tony Speelman, a committed labor leader who has dedicated nearly four decades of fighting for hard working men and women, was unanimously elected President of the over 20,000 member United Food...

by Press and Media | on Apr 14, 2016

Hill Gets Big Donation from Walmart’s Alice Walton

By Zach Gorelick of Freebeacon.comA major anti-Walmart union is staying tight-lipped about billionaire Walmart heiress Alice Walton’s six-figure donation to Hillary Clinton.The United Food and...

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