Friday, February 14, 2020

👀 Stop & Shop
Here they go again...cutting your hours in the produce department and sending them out of state. #StopTheChop

Happy #BlackHistoryMonth! Today we would like to commemorate the life of politician, educator, and author Shirley Chisholm. Shirley was instrumental in expanding the food stamp program, as well as fighting to give domestic workers the right to a minimum wage. We salute you Shirley Chisholm #UFCW1500 #BHM #ShirleyChisholm

Friday, February 7, 2020

Bayard Rustin

Happy #BlackHistoryMonth! Today we would like to commemorate the life of labor activist Bayard Rustin. Bayard was a key organizer of the March on Washington in 1963. He was also the founder and director of the A Phillip Randolph Institute. We salute you Bayard Rustin. #UFCW1500 #BHM #BayardRustin

Thursday, January 30, 2020

Cancel The Marty Party

Rather than a robot, we believe in celebrating the the human beings that have worked hard to make Stop & Shop the success that it is. Always know that your Union brothers and sisters care and acknowledge everything you do.

[Here's a video visual to added to the post]


If Marty the Robot is being celebrated, Why not just celebrate other inanimate bots ?
 such as:

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Ahold Acquires 37 stores & 2 Regional Chains on Long Island, New York

Ahold Acquires 37 stores & 2 Regional Chains on Long Island, New York

WESTBURY, NY (1/4/2019)(readMedia)—The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company LLC announced today that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the Long Island, N.Y. based King Kullen Supermarket Company as well as their wholly owned subsidiary Wild by Nature. The agreement includes both King Kullen and Wild by Nature Brands and a total of 37 stores located throughout Long Island, New York.

Tony Speelman, President of the over 18,000 member UFCW Local 1500, said “Stop & Shop’s newly announced acquisition of the King Kullen & Wild by Nature will affect the retail supermarket landscape on Long Island.  UFCW Local 1500 will work closely with its membership and the executives of the three companies involved to make sure this transition goes as smoothly as possible.  Our primary focus will be protecting the benefits, working conditions and futures of our members and their families. This will be a difficult and confusing time for thousands of our members and we commit to standing side by side with all of them to ensure the best results.” Speelman concluded. 

The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company and the King Kullen Company have been represented by UFCW Local 1500 for decades.  The companies employ members of UFCW Local 1500 whom are protected by Collective Bargaining Agreements.  It is the Union’s priority to ensure that the protections in the Collective Bargaining Agreements are followed and fully enforced.  UFCW Local 1500, Stop and Shop and King Kullen have had a very productive history of working together and we intend on continuing that relationship with these companies through this transition.

United Food and Commercial Workers Local 1500 represents over 18,000 men and women working throughout New York State. Key goals for the Union will be working with Stop & Shop and King Kullen to ensure that members of UFCW Local 1500 transition to their new employer seamlessly and are impacted as minimally as possible.
We are over 18,000 workers standing together to build an economy that every hard-working family in New York deserves. Join the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 1500 at and follow us @ufcw1500.
United Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW) Local 1500, based out of Westbury, New York, represents over 18,000 grocery hard-working workers in New York City, Long Island, Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess Counties.

Stay up to date with UFCW Local 1500: @ufcw1500, and at

For any questions contact Aly Waddy