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Here’s how we can participate and support the Black Friday Day of Actions in Support of Walmart Workers

The United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) and the AFL-CIO are sponsoring the National Day of Action Black Friday events in support of workers at Walmart. Thousands of Walmart workers are attempting to organize for a voice at work. In 2012, the first year of the Black Friday Day of Action, an impressive 1,200 actions were held by workers and supporters across the nation. Read More

Day 23 Of GOTV Campaign

Tom Wolf has a GOTV tour of his own, and he will have traveled to all 67 of Pennsylvania’s counties by Election Day. Today, his bus led a motorcade all over Philadelphia to various UFCW-represented grocery stores among other stops. Tom was joined by his wife Frances, one of his two daughters Sarah and his running mate Mike Stack. Read More

UFCW Local 1776 President Young Tells State Senate Law And Justice Committee That Privatization Is A Bad Deal For Pennsylvania

Tuesday, June 4 was the final Senate hearing on Wine and Spirits privatization, held by the Senate Law and Justice Committee.  Among those testifying was United Food and Commercial Workers Local 1776 President Wendell Young, IV.  He thanked the members of the committee and committee Chair Charles McIlhinney for their efforts in gathering all of the facts and information through a series of three public hearings held over the past month – rather than just taking for granted the talking points of Governor Corbett, Mike Turzai and the privateers. Read More