UFCW Local 1459 News

In Union, Grocery Worker Finds His Voice

As a member of United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 23 in Pittsburgh, Will Reynolds Young is making a difference in his community.

"I’m someone who likes to speak my mind," Will said. "That’s a really important part of having a union."

MCAW Responds to Walmart Store Closings in Texas and Missouri

Last week, Making Change at Walmart (MCAW) responded to Walmart’s announcement that it is closing three stores in three different cities (Lamesa, Texas; Brownfield, Texas; and Columbia, Mo.) with very little notice.

UFCW Locals Join Forces on National Sickle Cell Awareness Month

Last month, UFCW Locals 27, 227, 400, 655 and 888 partnered with Faces of Our Children and Howard University during National Sickle Cell Awareness Month.

The locals held actions to help raise awareness, support and funding for the fight against sickle cell disease, and also helped families who are coping with the disease with bills and food. Faces of Our Children is active in 12 states.

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