November 26, 2013 - UFCW Local 464A President, John T. Niccollai, announced today (November 26, 2013), that pursuant to the Contract Re-Opener provided in the Conditions of Term Sheets, the Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company and the Union will meet on Wednesday, December 11 and Monday, December 16.
November 22, 2013 - WASHINGTON, D.C. — Joe Hansen, International President of the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union (UFCW), today released the following statement after the Senate voted to change its filibuster rules for certain executive branch nominees.
November 6, 2013 - Last night was a big victory for our entry-level part-time workers and an overall victory for part-timers in general. The minimum wage in New Jersey will be increased from $7.25/hr. to $8.25/hr. effective January 1, 2014. Also, in each September there will be a cost of living increase to adjust for inflation. As we previously reported in The Sentinel, the minimum wage in New York will increase from $7.25/hr. to $9.00/hr. in stages through calendar year 2016.
November 1, 2013 - President Niccollai reported today (November 1, 2013), that talks with A&P/Pathmark have failed to produce an agreement to properly fund health care under ObamaCare into the future. "We don't know if the company is just inundated with problems or simply doesn't care about providing appropriate health care to the membership under ObamaCare.
October 4, 2013 - UFCW Local 464A President, John T. Niccollai, reported today that a discussion was held at this week's meeting of the local union's Executive Board concerning A&P/Pathmark's continued refusal to fund health care as prescribed by the Affordable Care Act adopted into law by the United States Congress.
August 9, 2013 - (Chicago, Illinois) – the United Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW) affiliated with the AFL-CIO in a bold move toward a stronger, more unified labor movement. UFCW President Joe Hansen, supported by a vote of the UFCW Executive Board, decided to add the 1.3 million private sector members to the AFL-CIO federation in order to build a stronger, more unified voice for the rights of workers.
August 2, 2013 - On August 1 UFCW Local 464A President, John T. Niccollai, and his fellow officers hosted the local union's scholarship recipients for 2013. This stellar group has been selected from a large number of deserving applicants who not only excel in the classroom, but also give much to their communities while working at part-time jobs and frequently participating in worthy extracurricular activities.Pictures click here
July 23, 2013 - UFCW Local 464A President, John T. Niccollai, has reproduced a letter from A&P Chairman, Greg Mays dated July 22, 2013, directed to all associates:
The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company
July 22, 2013
June 14, 2013 - UFCW Local 464A President John T. Niccollai, announced today that he is deeply troubled by the actions of several employers who have instructed their security personnel to pressure employees into signing statements admitting that they have stolen from the company and, further, projecting over a period of time that merchandise taken exceeds thousands of dollars in total.
Obama Care, A&P/Pathmark and the Union's Excellent Financial Condition Discussed at June General Membership Meeting
June 12, 2013 -
UFCW Local 464A President, John T. Niccollai, acknowledged that unlike previous years when the summer months offered the Union a chance to take stock and prepare for the busy autumn period, this year marks the continued pursuit of vitally important objectives. Speaking to members at the June 11, 2013 General Membership Meeting in Little Falls, NJ, Niccollai said, “This year we are inundated with priorities.”