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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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Our Latest News
Make Sure Your Workplace Emergency Exits All Work

Make Sure Your Workplace Emergency Exits All Work

Wednesday, 11 Oct 2017

Last month, the Local 342 Safety Department instructed all Local 342 Shop Stewards in Stop & Shop to check all their stores’ emergency exits with their store manager. Read about the results here.

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Update on Morton Williams Safety Conditions and OSHA Findings

Update on Morton Williams Safety Conditions and OSHA Findings

Wednesday, 13 Sep 2017

An OSHA inspection that the Local 342 Safety Department requested in August has found and cited the Morton Williams company for several serious violations of the Occupational Safety and Health Act in the Morton Williams Supermarket on Jerome Avenue...

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To Texas with Love - A UFCW Hurricane Harvey Relief Effort

Wednesday, 06 Sep 2017

Among the millions of people impacted by Hurricane Harvey are over 15,000 of our UFCW brothers and sisters in Houston-based Local 455. Read on to see how you can donate to the Harvey Relief Fund especially for Local 455...

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Congratulations to Local 342's College Scholarship Recipients of 2017!

Friday, 25 Aug 2017

The Local 342 Safety, Education, Cultural and Activities (SECA) Fund Scholarship Committee is very pleased to have awarded $93,000 in college scholarships to high school graduates who are headed to college in the Fall of 2017, with the top...

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Local 342 Joins Rally For Best Market Workers

Wednesday, 16 Aug 2017

Local 342 Members from across the boroughs and Long Island are helping Best Market workers fight for fair wages, affordable healthcare, reliable scheduling and better working conditions.

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About UFCW Local 342

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


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.


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


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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