This is the latest update from President Harvey Whille as of Friday, February 23


President Whille would like to remind our members that there are currently two scholarship programs available for Local 1262 members and their families.

The Local 1262 Scholarship Program is open to Local 1262 members or the children of Local 1262 members who are a senior in high school or a freshman, sophomore or junior in college. Click on the link below for a Short Form Application.  You can also request a Short Form application by calling Gladyz Feimster at 973-777-3700, extension 1933.  Once the short-form application has been reviewed for eligibility,a long-form application will be mailed to you.  The deadline for the long-form application – which includes transcripts – is Friday, April 13.

2018 Short Form App

Local 1262 members and their dependents can also apply for the UFCW Charity Foundation Scholarship Program.  The UFCW International will be accepting applications for their program – which is done online — until May 13, 2018.  That application and all the details on the International’s Charity Foundation Scholarship can be found by visiting the International’s web site at

We also urge our members and their families to check out the Free College Program for UFCW members and their families.


On-the-job questions?  Call your union representative.

If you are calling from New Jersey, please dial 1-800-562-6913

Calling from other states please dial 1-800-526-7814      

Note:  This hotline is updated weekly and as needed for breaking news.  This hotline can also be accessed by calling 1-888-GET-1262.