UFCW News

AN IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM PRESIDENT JOHN T. NICCOLLAI - TUESDAY, AUGUST 24, 2021

KINGS UPDATE – RETENTION BONUS – UNUSED VACATION PAY

Your Union is pleased to report success concerning the payment of the Retention Bonus now projected for inclusion in this week’s pay period.  As you will recall, the Retention Bonus is $200.00 for full-time members and $100.00 for part-time members on the payroll as of May 31, 2021.

AN IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM PRESIDENT JOHN T. NICCOLLAI - WEDNESDAY, JUNE 30, 2021

STATE OF NEW YORK CHILDCARE ESSENTIAL WORKER

SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

President Niccollai reported that our International Union notified us today that Governor Cuomo has enacted a $25 million Childcare Scholarship Program for Essential Workers, which includes our members working in the Food Industry in New York.

The process to apply for this program is online and rather than attempting to cover all aspects of the program, we will provide the link and interested New York members can proceed directly.

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 THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2021

TELEPHONIC MARCH 9, 2021 MEMBERSHIP MEETING

Based upon the Coronavirus Pandemic social gathering restrictions, and also in order to assure membership safety, the General Membership Meeting for Tuesday, March 9, 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. 

AN IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM PRESIDENT JOHN T. NICCOLLAI, TUESDAY, JANUARY 12, 2021

 

KINGS BANKRUPTCY UPDATE

Your Union was notified today by our Kings Bankruptcy Attorneys that the Federal Trade Commission has cleared the issues that were holding up the sale to ACME and, further, the sale should close on or about January 23, 2021.  As we know, this sale relates to 27 stores and we need to continue in our quest with ACME and our other Union Employers to get positions for any Kings member displaced and seeking employment.

AN IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM PRESIDENT JOHN T. NICCOLLAI - 10-1-2020

AN IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM PRESIDENT JOHN T. NICCOLLAI

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2020

CONTRACT NEGOTIATIONS UPDATE



President Niccollai reported today that the fourth negotiating session was held involving ShopRite, Stop & Shop and Foodtown via Zoom this morning.  Kings again failed to participate in the meeting, and it appears that we will be negotiating with whoever is the successful bidder through the Bankruptcy Court.    

AN IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM PRESIDENT JOHN T. NICCOLLAI - 10-1-2020

AN IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM PRESIDENT JOHN T. NICCOLLAI

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2020

CONTRACT NEGOTIATIONS UPDATE



President Niccollai reported today that the fourth negotiating session was held involving ShopRite, Stop & Shop, and Foodtown via Zoom this morning.  Kings again failed to participate in the meeting, and it appears that we will be negotiating with whoever is the successful bidder through the Bankruptcy Court.    

AN IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM PRESIDENT JOHN T. NICCOLLAI - FRIDAY, AUGUST 28, 2020

AN IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM PRESIDENT JOHN T. NICCOLLAI

FRIDAY, AUGUST 28, 2020

TELEPHONIC SEPTEMBER 15, 2020 MEMBERSHIP MEETING



Based upon the Coronavirus Pandemic social gathering restrictions, and also in order to assure membership safety, the General Membership Meeting for Tuesday, September 15, 2020, 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. 

AN IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM PRESIDENT JOHN T. NICCOLLAI - 9-4-2020

AN IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM PRESIDENT JOHN T. NICCOLLAI

FRIDAY,  SEPTEMBER 4, 2020 

KINGS BANKRUPTCY UPDATE 



President Niccollai reported today that Kings failed to attend the second Multiemployer Negotiating Session yesterday.  It appears that the Company may have fired their Attorney of 32 years who had participated in the first negotiating session.

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