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25 Apr, 2017, 11:24 ET UFCW Local 1776 Urges Turzai To Follow The Law Of Act 39

UFCW Local 1776 President Wendell W. Young IV urged House Speaker Mike Turzai to follow the law of the land - and to honor his own vote – by...


07 Feb, 2017, 16:59 ET UFCW Local 1776 Supports Governor Wolf's Budget Proposal, Urges General Assembly To Adopt

Wendell W. Young IV, President of UFCW Local 1776, urged lawmakers to support Governor Tom Wolf's proposals to increase the minimum wage, close...


16 Nov, 2015, 09:19 ET GOP Holds Budget Hostage to Personal Priorities

House GOP Leaders continue to waste time, energy and taxpayer money by considering – again – legislation to dismantle the Pennsylvania...


11 Feb, 2015, 16:27 ET Turzai leads push to dismantle PA's Wine and Spirits Stores

Wendell W. Young IV issued the following statement today in wake of the reintroduction of liquor privatization legislation by House Speaker Mike...


14 Apr, 2014, 15:29 ET UFCW Urges Support for Rep. Gene DiGirolamo's Modernization Plan

UFCW Local 1776 President Wendell W. Young, IV urged House members to support Representative Gene DiGirolamo's legislation to modernize the state's...


21 Mar, 2013, 20:59 ET UFCW Urges Senate To Focus On Jobs, Public Safety

 Wendell W. Young IV, President of UFCW Local 1776, urged the Senate to reject legislation to dismantle the LCB that was strong-armed through...


18 Mar, 2013, 16:34 ET UFCW Local 1776: House Committee Advances Bill To Destroy Thousands Of Jobs

The House Liquor Control Committee today did a disservice to all Pennsylvanians by rushing through legislation to dismantle the LCB and jeopardize...


05 Mar, 2013, 17:43 ET UFCW Local 1776: Gov. Corbett Cannot be Trusted on Privatization

Wendell W. Young, IV issued the following statement today regarding the introduction of House Bill 790, Gov. Corbett's misguided scheme to...


30 Apr, 2012, 15:09 ET Washington State Auction Should End Privatization Debate

 An auction of liquor licenses in Washington State makes it clear that Pennsylvania lawmakers should reject – once and for all...


28 Jul, 2011, 14:12 ET UFCW Local 1776 Rite Aid Members Ratify a New Collective Bargaining Agreement

 UFCW Local 1776 members employed by Rite Aid ratified a new collective bargaining agreement last night (Wednesday, July 27, 2011) with 71%...


19 Jul, 2011, 15:05 ET UFCW Local 1776, Rite Aid Reach Tentative Agreement

United Food and Commercial Workers Local 1776 and Rite Aid have reached a tentative agreement on new labor contracts covering about 2,600...


13 Jul, 2011, 14:33 ET UFCW PA Wine and Spirits Council Urges Legislators to Reject Risky Privatization Scheme

The latest misguided effort to dismantle Pennsylvania's Wine and Spirit shops "is driven by bad math and worse public policy and should be rejected...


26 Aug, 2003, 01:00 ET PLCB Modernization: Everybody Wins By Wendell W. Young, Chairman UFCW Wine and Spirits Shoppe Organizing Committee

PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by Wendell W. Young, Chairman, UFCW Wine and Spirits Shoppe...


15 Jul, 2003, 01:00 ET UFCW Local 1776 Passes PLCB Contract Overwhelmingly

PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- UFCW Local 1776 announced today that its members overwhelmingly passed the proposed contract with...


09 Jul, 2003, 01:00 ET UFCW Shop Stewards Endorse Proposed PLCB Contract

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- In a meeting held this afternoon in Harrisburg, Shop Stewards from the Commonwealth's Wine and Spirits...


01 Jul, 2003, 01:00 ET UFCW Local 1776 Announces Tentative Agreement Reached With Commonwealth for PLCB Members

PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- UFCW Local 1776 announced today that it has reached a tentative contract agreement, including...


26 Jun, 2003, 01:00 ET UFCW Local 1776 Hails Opening of Easton Discount Wine and Spirits Shoppe

EASTON, Pa., June 26 /PRNewswire/ -- At a grand opening ceremony today featuring a wine tasting, UFCW Local 1776 President Wendell Young praised...


05 Oct, 2001, 01:00 ET UFCW Local 1776 Announces New Agreement With Rite Aid

PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- UFCW Local 1776 members employed by Rite Aid in Southeastern Pennsylvania have ratified a new...


31 Aug, 2001, 01:00 ET Union For Laneco Workers Again Accepts Company's Severance Proposal; Union Says SuperValu in a `State of Confusion'

PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Wendell W. Young, IV, Executive Vice President of the United Food and Commercial Workers Union...


31 Jul, 2001, 01:00 ET Arbitrator Rules in Favor of UFCW Locals 1776 and 1360 by Requiring SUPERVALU To Require Any Buyer of Shop 'n Save Stores to Honor Contract and Hire People

PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., July 31 /PRNewswire/ -- The United Food and Commercial Workers Locals 1776 and 1360, representing workers in super market...


19 Jun, 2001, 01:00 ET PA State House of Representatives Passes Resolution Calling for Binding Arbitration to Settle Stalled Contract With Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board; Focus Now Shifts to the State Senate

PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., June 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The following was issued today by the United Food and Commercial Workers Local 1776: Faced...


30 Apr, 2001, 01:00 ET State Liquor Store Union Members Rally in Capitol; United Food and Commercial Workers Union Calls for Binding Arbitration to Settle Stalled Contract with Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Faced with the unwillingness of the Ridge Administration to settle a contract for the employees of...