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Organize

We can help you organize a Union at your workplace.

Why a Union

Strength in numbers

As a member of a Union, you’ll have the opportunity to negotiate with your company for the wages and benefits that matter to you.

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Your right to be in a Union

The law protects you

The law protects your right to help organize a union, to join a union, and to support a union of your own choosing.

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How to organize your workplace

We can help

We’ve helped workers from all over New York and New Jersey, and we can help you, too. All conversations with our organizing department are kept completely confidential.

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News

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Leave a Comment to Help Keep Poultry Jobs & Food Safe

Leave a Comment to Help Keep Poultry Jobs & Food Safe

Tuesday, 05 Dec 2017

The National Chicken Council is on the verge of convincing the USDA and Congress to eliminate line speed limits in poultry plants. Please take a moment to tell the USDA what you think by leaving a comment on the...

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Local 342 Annual Holiday Toy Drive

Local 342 Annual Holiday Toy Drive

Thursday, 23 Nov 2017

Local 342 is collecting donations for our Annual Holiday Toy Drive now through Monday, December 11, to bring gifts and smiles to children and families in need. There are several ways to donate and two events Members can volunteer...

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Local 342 Members Giving for Thanksgiving 2017

Monday, 20 Nov 2017

On Nov 18, Local 342 Member volunteers helped Mariner's Temple Baptist Church with their 17th Annual Thanksgiving Feast. We unloaded donations, packed 110 donation bags, provided free coats and winter clothes to people in need, helped clean up, and...

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Update on Local 342 Strike at Ferreira Foodtown

Friday, 10 Nov 2017

Positive progress was made during talks Thursday night between Local 342 and the Foodtown employer. After standing united through the 7-day strike, Local 342 members are back to work today, Friday, November 10, 2017, in all four locations pending...

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Back on Strike: Local 342 Members at Four Ferreria Foodtowns

Friday, 03 Nov 2017

Despite their employer begging them to return to work the previous Friday after a two-hour strike, negotiations broke down on Thursday, Nov 2 and the workers from the Meat and Deli Departments are now BACK ON STRIKE. These...

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About UFCW Local 342

Our members have the best contracts and highest standards in the industry.

Unity

Local 342 Members work together and stand with one another to improve our lives and the lives of our coworkers. In unity there is strength.

Strength

Members of Local 342 know they are in good company and they stand together. There is strength in numbers.

Fairness

All workers deserve fair wages, affordable benefits, and good working conditions. All of these become possible when you stand together.


“I sat on several negotiating teams and it feels good to know I have a voice in the wages and benefits I earn at work. Being part of a Union is like being part of a family. You fight for family and stick together.”

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Upcoming Events
11
Dec 2017
Toy Drive Donation Deadline

Toy Drive Donation Deadline — Today is the deadline to donate new, unwrapped toys for boys and girls of all ages for the Local 342 Annual Toy Drive. Toys can be dropped off at a Local 342 Area Office during regular office hours or on a Monday Night until 7:30pm.   Local 342 Members, Family, Friends and...
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14
Dec 2017
Local 342 Holiday Toy Drive Delivery #1 - Long Island

Huntington Station, NY

Local 342 Holiday Toy Drive Delivery #1 - Long Island — Join Local 342 Members, friends, staff and Santa Claus to deliver toys for the holidays to children and families in need. All Local 342 Members are welcome to volunteer to help make this a merry event for all.  WHERE: Family Service League Pre-School 1450 New York Avenue Huntington Station, NY 11746 TIME: 9am-11:30am If you would like...
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20
Dec 2017
Local 342 Holiday Toy Drive Delivery #2 - Brooklyn

Brooklyn, NY

Local 342 Holiday Toy Drive Delivery #2 - Brooklyn — Join Local 342 Members, friends, staff and Santa Claus to deliver toys for the holidays to children and families in need. All Local 342 Members are welcome to volunteer to help make this a merry event for all.  WHERE: Angel Guardian (NEW LOCATION) 241 37th Street Suite 6A Brooklyn, NY 11232 TIME: 5-7pm (please be...
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