Get Educated

Find information below to any questions you may have about your union- if there’s a question that isn’t covered below, contact us at


Learn about what your potential strike vote means. Read more >

What Unions Have Done For You

Despite what many CEOs and right-wing politicians may say, unions created many benefits all Americans enjoy today.  Becoming a union member is a step toward progress, find out what unions have created for our country. Read more >

Negotiations Updates

Get the latest information about contract negotiations between UFCW Local 1500 and your employer. Read more >

New Members

Are you new here!? If so, welcome! Learn more about why joining UFCW Local 1500 can provide great benefits to you and your family.


Becoming a Union member is the best way you can improve your life and your family’s future.

Do Not Patronize

These are companies who refuse to allow employees to organize. Support the right of collective bargaining… Do Not Patronize! Read more >

Market Share

As more and more non-union stores open and unionized stores close, our strength as a union diminishes. Read more >

Shop Union, Buy Union

Without doubt one great advantage of being a union member is better than average wages and benefits. Read more >

Frequently Asked Questions

Which food stores in New York are unionized? How can I get involved with the Union? Where do my Union Dues go? Find the answers to FAQs here.

Women’s Network

The primary purpose of the UFCW Women’s Network is to unify UFCW women through an international network. Women, who comprise more than 50 percent of the UFCW ‘s members, represent a powerful resource for the union. Read more >

Union Friends

Our friends and links. Read more >

Retiree’s Club

Are you a Retiree? Congratulations! Join the Retiree’s Club! The club meets once a month, and now has branched out to Suffolk County!  Read more >