UFCW Local 1459 News

Fairness @ FairPoint

Workers at FairPoint Communications in northern New England are on strike after the company unilaterally declared impasse and imposed a draconian set of working conditions. They want to outsource jobs to less experienced, lower paid workers which undermines the phone and Internet service people rely on.  The workers are represented by IBEW.

Local 1459 Representative Jeff Jones joined the picket line in Brattleboro, VT.

UFCW 1459 Stands with Foreclosure Victim

No One Leaves protest at the home of Alex Richardson, UFCW Local 1459 member August 22, 2014. Springfield, MA police help forcibly evict 61 year old Alex Richardson from his home of over 30 years at the request of Wells Fargo. Alex is a retired Springfield firefighter who is currently a substitute teacher for the Springfield Public Schools and a member of UFCW Local 1459.

UFCW Local 431 Oscar Mayer Workers Ratify New Contract

UFCW Local 431 at the Kraft Foods-Oscar Mayer workers in Davenport, Iowa, ratified a new four-year contract last Thursday. Members overwhelmingly passed the new contract that covers about 1,200 workers at the plant. They have been working under an extended contract since July.

Get Involved in the 2014 Black Friday Walmart Protests

Join labor leaders, community activists, and women's rights advocates as they stand up to unfair working conditions and poverty level wages at Walmart on Black Friday, November 28.

Syndicate content