Community Collaborations

Local 888 Helps Members Become U.S. Citizens

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        For over a year now, UFCW Local 888 has been hosting citizenship workshops for its members, where members can receive legal services, help with the process to become a citizen, and other immigration and citizenship issues. Local 888's most recent workshop in July, held in New York, NY, helped close to…

VICTORY for Local 888 Health Care Members

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Today, in New York state's capitol, Governor Cuomo announced his support for the $55 million in additional funding in the state's budget. For the last week, New York state leaders have been in broad agreement to increase funding for the direct care of disabled individuals in New York. In an unprecedented moment in New York…

For The Love of Labor

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On Friday, March 17th, Organizer and Union Representative Flormaria Gonzalez was asked to be a guest speaker in a class of Juniors and Seniors in the Academy of Finance at Passaic County Technical Institute in Wayne, NJ. Academy of Finance Instructor Ms. Julissa Borbon invited Gonzalez to her classes to bring her curriculum to life…

CALL GOVERNOR CUOMO For a Salary Increase!

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  CALL GOVENOR CUOMO TODAY             (518) 474-8390 ext. 1 The New York State Senate and Assembly proposed budgets include $45 million dollars to improve salaries of UFCW Local 888 Health Care and Professional Members, please call the Governor’s office and ask him to support you and your co-workers LONG OVERDUE raise in your salary. …

Justice for NY Farm Workers March

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  President Max Bruny speaking at the rally in Smithtown, New Yorkon May 15th in front of Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan’s Office to kick off the 18-day march. Since May 15, 2016 the New York State Farm Workers have been marching 15 to 20 miles a day on their journey to Albany, NY to…

Citizenship via UFCW Local 888

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Due to the huge success of Local 888's pilot Citizenship workshop a couple of weeks ago, the Local has decided to host its second Citizenship workshop on June 17th and 18th. The workshop focused on legal services, the process to become a citizen, and other immigration and citizenship issues. Nearly 25 people attended the first…

Justice for New York State Farm Workers

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Local 888 President Max Bruny and Union Delegate Sandra Oxford with Jose Chappa; Justice for Farm Workers Legislative Campaign Coordinator and Reverend Richard Witt; Executive Director of Rural and Migrant Ministery in New York. UFCW Local 888 proudly supports the legislative education and advocacy of the Justice for Farmworkers Campaign. The Justice for Farmworkers Campaign…

Become a U.S. Citizen with UFCW

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On April 22nd and 23rd, several Local 888 Century 21 and GOYA members attended a UFCW Union Citizenship Action Network (UCAN) workshop in East Rutherford. The workshop focused on legal services, the process to become a citizen, and other immigration and citizenship issues. Nearly 25 people attended the workshop and all received assistance filling out their naturalization…