By Ahmad Austin Jr.

Source: Daily Journal

United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 152 has its first cannabis workers.

More than 60 employees from The Botanist, a cannabis dispensary operating out of Egg Harbor Township, joined the EHT-based labor union in January. Once certificated, representatives from the union will begin negotiating a contract.

“This new partnership is a win for all involved,” Local 152 President Brian String said. “These workers will be able to decide on the terms of their employment and The Botanist will maintain a dedicated and knowledgeable staff. As a union, we look forward to introducing these new members to the power of a union contract.”

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