Springfield City Council Unanimously Passes Resolution in Support of Stop & Shop Union Members

Yesterday evening, April 4th, the Springfield City Council unanimously passed a resolution in support of Stop & Shop union members fight for a fair contract.  Twenty UFCW union members and supporters were there to urge passage of the resolution sponsored by Councilor Orlando Ramos and co-sponsored by Councilor Bud Williams.  Bargaining committee member Tina Labonte spoke during the open comment period telling councilors about the need to defend good jobs that support hard working families.  UFCW Local 1459 Secretary-Treasurer Tyrone Housey also spoke in favor of the resolution, emphasizing the justness of our members’ cause and the importance of maintaining the strong standards for the hundreds of Stop & Shop workers that support the community of Springfield.  Read the resolution below:

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