• A Special Thank You To Our Shop Stewards!

    Read the weekend update for a special thank you to Local 1262's Shop Stewards.

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  • NEW: Biden Calls For Nat’l Mask Mandate for Essential Workers

    UFCW urges nation's Governors to do the same.

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  • Thank You Stop & Shop Members!

    Local 1262 thanks our Stop & Shop members who helped us get out information about the elimination of COVID-19 Hazard Pay. See photos here.

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  • Sign-up for Local 1262 Text Alerts!

    Text UPDATES1262 to 83017.

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  • This Week’s Member Assistance Program Update

    A Quick Guide to recent changes in NJ's Family Leave Programs.

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  • This Week’s Health & Welfare Update

    Videos and other resources.

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  • Please Support Your Stop & Shop Workers

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  • Recent Hotlines & Updates

    Updates from President Whille

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Welcome to UFCW Local 1262

Welcome to United Food and Commercial Workers Local 1262’s Web Site.  We hope our members find this web site helpful and informative in answering questions regarding both on-the-job and off-the-job issues.  For non-members we hope it will give you a clear picture of who Local 1262 is and the values and benefits of union membership such as on-the-job protections, excellent wages, pensions, medical and other benefits.

Local 1262’s territory spans Northern New Jersey — including the Jersey Shore in Monmouth and Ocean counties — and runs north along the western side of the Hudson River Valley up to Albany.

Although the terrain may vary, the one thing all of our members have in common is a strong work ethic and commitment to their brothers and sisters of Local 1262 — your neighbors who work for such leading supermarkets as ShopRite, Stop & Shop, Acme, Foodtown, Fairway Market, Morton Williams and more.

You will find evidence of that on this web site as well as the strong leadership Local 1262’s Officers and Staff provide our members on a daily basis.

UFCW Local 1262 is an organization of many faces but our 30,000 members speak with one voice.  We look forward to reaching out to many more thousands of workers who are seeking to improve their lives and to providing more secure futures for themselves and their families by joining our ranks (visit our Organizing Page for information on how you can bring a union to your workplace.)