UFCW 464A News

AN IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM PRESIDENT JOHN T. NICCOLLAI - THURSDAY, MAY 27, 2021

TELEPHONIC JUNE 15, 2021 MEMBERSHIP MEETING

The General Membership Meeting for Tuesday, June 15, 2021 will be held telephonically at 7:00 P.M.  Members who wish to participate should contact JoAnn Piscitelli at 973-256-6790 in order to verify membership and obtain access instructions for participating. 

To hold the meeting telephonically, we must notify the Host Company as to the approximate number of participants.  We must, therefore, ask members who would like to participate to contact JoAnn Piscitelli no later than Tuesday, June 8, 2021.

Scholarship Deadline Approaching

Please be advised that the deadline for submitting the 2021 Scholarship is approaching.  All scholarship applications must be received by June 1, 2021.  Do not miss out on this opportunity.  Click the attached 2021 Scholarship Application, fill it out completely and send it back with the required documentation to our office at 245 Paterson Avenue, Little Falls, NJ 07424, Attention: Scholarship Committe.  You can also email the completed application and required documentation to ufcw464a@rcn.com, Attention: Scholarshi

AN IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM PRESIDENT JOHN T. NICCOLLAI - 10-30-2020

CONTRACT NEGOTIATIONS UPDATE

 President Niccollai reported this evening that a tentative settlement has been reached with Stop & Shop, ShopRite and Foodtown for a new agreement, which will guarantee no co-pay medical benefits to both full-time and part-time members for the entire term.  This accomplishment is monumental and comes at substantial cost to our Employers.  

 

Other noteworthy highlights include:

 

• Continuation of our Defined Benefit Pension Plan.

AN IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM PRESIDENT JOHN T. NICCOLLAI 10-27-2020

CONTRACT NEGOTIATIONS UPDAT - President Niccollai reported today that the Union Contract Negotiating Committee met again today with the Negotiating Committee for the Employers.  The Company gave us a second contract proposal, which was slightly better than the first proposal, but still far short of our goals and needs.  The biggest positive move made by the Employers related to the fact that they will continue to fund our Defined Benefit Pension Plan for both full-time and part-time members.  The biggest disappointment is the Company’s position to require a 9 ½% deduction fro

AN IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM PRESIDENT JOHN T. NICCOLLAI - 10-21-2020

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2020

KINGS BANKRUPTCY UPDATE

President Niccollai reported today that the Rumor Mill is running wild again, with stories being issued by uninformed sources that are undermining the workforce and the integrity of the Company.  Let’s all take a few minutes, settle down and deal with the facts and not a Rumor Mill that’s always negative and hurtful.

First, ACME is the successful bidder for 27 stores and seeks to enhance the reputation of Kings and grow the business.  (That’s very positive.)

AN IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM PRESIDENT JOHN T. NICCOLLAI 7-21-2020



TUESDAY, JULY 21, 2020

MODIFICATION – NATIONAL PENSION FUND

President Niccollai reported today that Local 464A, apart from maintaining its own Pension Fund for the majority of the membership, historically participates in the National Pension Fund for Full-Time Employees of Finast in Long Island and ACME in New York and New Jersey.  The Local Union does not administrate this Plan; it is administered by a Board of Union and Company Trustees.

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