COVID-19 Workplace Challenges: Put The Brakes On STRESS!
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New Jersey AFL-CIO: Resources for Working Men and Women
Click here to view the New Jersey AFL-CIO's COVID-19 Resources. The New Jersey State AFL-CIO has compiled COVID-19 coronavirus-related resources and news updates while our state and nation are under a state of emergency. We know the situation changes dailly, even hourly, and the state federation is working directly with New Jersey government and Congress to advocate for union members.
A message from your union on COVID-19 virus safety
Dear Local 108 Members We wanted to share with you this information that was prepared by the national AFL-CIO. There is a lot of information currently out there about the COVID-19 virus, but we thought that this contained valuable information in dealing with this outbreak. Should you have any concerns, please reach out to your union representative. Our contract outlines your paid-sick time. If you have any questions, please call our office 212-371-6230. Sincerely,President Charles Hall, Jr. version en español
Pictures From Around Local 108!
There are always exciting things happening around Local 108 RWDSU/UFCW! Check out the photos from some recent events and meet-ups. If you're a member who's interested in getting more involved, give us a call at 973-762-7224. We hope to see you soon! Continue reading
Local 108 RWDSU/UFCW Newsletter - Fall 2019
Read the latest edition of the Local 108 RWDSU/UCFW Newsletter! The latest edition of the Local 108 newsletter is out. You can learn about all the benefits you are eligible to receive through your union membership. There's also important information about how healthcare benefits are currently under attack by employers, and what we can do to fight back. Several members have recently won grievances in their workplaces, and how our members have been involved with local politics to bring more power to the union. Continue reading
RWDSU Members Help Deliver Wins for Baraka, Council Members in New Jersey
NEWARK, NJ – Today, Stuart Appelbaum, President of the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union (RWDSU) and Charles Hall, Jr., President of Local 108 of the RWDSU, congratulated the work of members of RWDSU Local 108 in New Jersey whose tireless efforts helped ensured victory last night for Newark Mayor Ras Baraka and Council Members Mildred Trump, Carlos Gonzalez, John Sharpe, Eddie Osbourne, Luis Quintana, and Anibal Ramos in Newark, New Jersey. RWDSU members door-knocked, mailed and phone banked for the union’s endorsed candidates across the city throughout the spring to ensure candidates, who would advocate for union values, won tonight. Continue reading
Local 108 Brightens Holidays for Needy Families
RWDSU Local 108 donated time and financial support to area churches this Thanksgiving to help provide holiday meals for needy families in the Newark, New Jersey area. Local 108 members helped churches provide Thanksgiving dinner meals for over 1000 families. The local works with Local 108 employers including supermarkets to provide the meals. “The staff of Local 108 feels it is a good thing to reach out and lend a helping hand to people in need in the community. There are so many people in need of help, I wish and pray that we could do more,” said Local 108 President Charles N. Hall, Jr.
Local 108 Announces New Jersey Endorsement Slate
(NEWARK, NJ) – Today, President Charles N. Hall Jr. of Local 108 of the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union (RWDSU), announced the union’s endorsements of the re-election of State Senator Stephen Sweeney, Elliot Isibor for State Senate, Anthony Romano for Hoboken, New Jersey Mayor, Ted Green for East Orange Mayor, and Bergson Leneus for East Orange City Council. Hall announced the union will put the full force of its 10,000 members across New Jersey behind these campaigns, to ensure their victories on November 7, 2017. The RWDSU previously endorsed Phil Murphy for Governor and Sheila Oliver for Lieutenant Governor, this slate of endorsed candidates represents the change we need in New Jersey. Continue reading