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Santa's Help

Notice to all members from Local 1459 that December 10th is the deadline to request Santa’s Help this holiday season. The Local’s Elves are eager…

Supporting the St. Vincent Nurses in Worcester

The below letter was sent to Western MA Legislators from our President, Jeff Jones, asking for them to support the 700 registered nurses of St.…

Life Insurance for the“What Ifs” in Life

Life can change in an instant. Suddenly, those “what if” situations can become a reality that send a family reeling financially and emotionally. Life insurance…

Local 1459 Supports the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Funding

Local 1459 joined our fellow UFCW Locals to push Essential Worker pay and define Essential Worker as everyone who is a member of Local 1459.

Congratulations on Your Retirement!

Business Representative, Chris Adams, whishes Holyoke DPW employee, Ed Eckert, a happy retirement after 33 years with the city. Thank you, Ed, for all of…

UFCW Local 1459 Announces the 2021 Scholarship Winners

Our congratulations go to this year’s seniors for being selected as the 2021 UFCW Local 1459 Scholarship Fund Recipients. They have been awarded a grant…

UFCW Members Support the Pro Act

UFCW 1459 Members, Peggy Staf and Michael Mattern, show their support for the Pro Act. Our outdated labor laws no longer protect our right to…

Big Win for Workers

Valley Post May 27, 2021 by Eesha Williams Tags: Springfield Before Covid there were 130 workers at the company that runs vans for handicapped people,…

Complete Your Bachelor's Degree for Free

Free College Benefit – UFCW Local 1459 Are you ready to take the next step in your education? You can now complete your bachelor’s degree…

Congratulations on your Retirement!

Tim Bassett, 68, worked for Stop and Shop for just over 51 years. He started off on the Front End as a bagger in February…

Massachusetts Executive Order for all Grocery & Pharmacy Stores

Massachusetts Executive order on mandatory store safety measures (below). Members should take a screen shot on their phone and keep it with them.

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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