Massachusetts Union News

The Mass Poor People's Assembly & Moral March on Washington D.C.

UFCW 1459 - Sat, 2020-06-20 07:22
Join UFCW and the Poor People's Campaign

For a National Moral March on Washington, DC: A Digital Gathering

June 20, 2020 Broadcast at 10 AM EST & 6 PM EST at June2020.org

The United Food and Commercial Workers is proud to join the Poor People’s Campaign as a mobilizing partner for the Mass Poor People’s Assembly and Moral March on Washington Digital Justice Gathering to demand that the 140 million poor and low-income people in our nation—from every race, creed, gender, sexuality, and place—are no long ignored, dismissed, or pushed to the margins of our political and social agenda.  

Ways to Amplify:

  • Sign up for a text reminder on the day-of the digital gathering
  • Post on social media using #PoorPeoplesCampaign
  • Follow @UniteThePoor and amplify the #PoorPeoplesCampaign on Twitter
  • Share our posts on Facebook and Instagram
  • Find your State Campaign’s social media pages and help amplify their posts 

 

 

 

Watch 718 Nominations and D&W drawing 7.p.m

local718.org What's New Feed - Thu, 2020-06-18 18:30
Click on link  https://www.youtube.

48th Anniversary Hotel Vendome Fire

local718.org What's New Feed - Wed, 2020-06-17 21:49
  Today June 17th is the 48th Anniversary of the Vendome tragedy that took the lives of 9 Boston Firefighters.

Frontline Workers Appreciation for Nursing Homes

UFCW 1459 - Mon, 2020-06-15 17:06

Local 1459 showed our support again to another nursing home - Chapin Center in Springfield with a food drive on Friday, June 5th. https://www.wwlp.com/news/local-news/hampden-county/ufcw-food-drive-benefits-union-members-working-the-front-lines

Frontline Workers Appreciation for Nursing Homes

UFCW 1459 - Mon, 2020-06-15 16:44

 

Local 1459 recognized those on the frontlines for the work they do with a food drive at Governors Center in Westfield and Willimansett East and West in Chicopee on Tuesday, June 2nd. https://www.westernmassnews.com/news/food-drive-for-front-line-workers/video

 

 

Memorial Sunday Service

local718.org What's New Feed - Sun, 2020-06-14 19:27
Today is Firefighters Memorial Sunday. The graves at both of our Boston Firefighters cemetery plots, at Forest Hills Cemetery Jamaica Plain, and Fairview Cemetery in Hyde Park, are historically decorated by active and retired members of the Boston Fire Department.

Covid-19 Testing

local718.org What's New Feed - Sun, 2020-05-24 11:11
 Link to first responder testing is here :  
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