Pension Plan Update

Please watch this very important video from President Newell addressing the changes to your retirement benefits. Most of your questions regarding the Local 1500 Pension Fund and Annuity Fund will be answered in this video. If you have any additional questions, please email them to If you still have questions specific to the Local 1500 Annuity Fund, email If you have Pension-specific questions, please email them to You may also visit to check your Pension Summary Plan Description.



If you’re a member of Local 1500 and may need help proving your eligibility as a grocery store employee to get the COVID-19 vaccine, please see your shop steward. The Union has provided your shop steward with a letter stating you are a grocery worker.
*This letter is only for members of Local 1500*


Attention Local 1500 members working in Stop & Shop:
Local 1500 along with other UFCW Locals in Region 1 have been able to negotiate an additional payment for your hazard pay with Stop & Shop.
There is a one-time payment of:
$300 for Full-Timers and $150 for Part-Timers.
Payouts are scheduled to be distributed on February 4th, 2021. 
We believe our members deserve more than what the Company has agreed to pay out at this time, and Local 1500 will continue to push for hazard pay until the virus is no longer a threat for our members.
Thank you for being a member of our Union and remember Local 1500 will never stop fighting on your behalf.
Stay safe, stay strong & stay United.