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Stop & Shop Store Closings Update

Over the past few months, there was talk of Stop & Shop closing stores throughout Western MA. We now know that Stop & Shop will…

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AT&T Wireless Discount Program

Did you know… This is a seminal moment for America’s labor movement. Working people are standing together to create organizing momentum unlike we’ve seen in…

UFCW College Benefit - Cannabusiness Certificate

Educate- Organize- Share with your Family!  The UFCW Union College Benefit is thrilled to launch a new cannabis-focused undergraduate certificate program! This initiative underscores our…

Notice to all Local 1459 Members

Due to a decrease in usage of our office’s 800 number, we no longer see a necessity in continuing the service. You can still reach…

2023 Union Officers Nomination Results

On Tuesday, October 10, 2023, President Jones announced his slate for Union Officers. The slate went unchallenged. Congratulations to the following 2024 – 2026 Union…

Take Action: Tell the FTC to Stop the Kroger Albertsons Megamerger

Kroger and Albertsons have announced their plans for a megamerger in the fall of 2022. Despite the UFCW’s efforts to have an open dialogue with…

UFCW Local 1459 Announces the 2023 Scholarship Winners

Our congratulations go to this year’s seniors for being selected as the 2023 UFCW Local 1459 Scholarship Fund Recipients. They have been awarded a grant…

UFCW Discount College Program

Whether you’re looking for affordable degree options for your family members or want to continue your own education, the UFCW Discount College Program gives you…

OSHA - Occupational Safety & Health Administration

OSHA ensures safe and healthful working conditions for workers by setting and enforcing standards and by providing training, outreach, education and assistance. Did you know…

Vermont State Unemployment Benefits Q&A

Vermont   Vermont Department of Labor Phone:            1-877-214-3330 Website:         https://labor.vermont.gov/covid19   Who qualifies for unemployment? Most workers who are laid off or unemployed are…

Connecticut Unemployment Benefits Q&A

Connecticut   Connecticut Department of Labor Phone:            860-263-6975 or 203-455-2653 (for information but not for filing claims) Website:         https://www.ctdol.state.ct.us/UI-OnLine/index.htm   Who qualifies for unemployment?…

Massachusetts State Unemployment Benefits Q&A

Massachusetts   Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance Phone:            860-263-6975 or 203-455-2653 (for information but not for filing claims) Website:         https://www.mass.gov/how-to/apply-for-unemployment-benefits   Who qualifies for…

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