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District’s Largest Retail Union Condemns Prosecution of Inauguration Protesters

District’s Largest Retail Union Condemns Prosecution of Inauguration Protesters

On Tuesday, January 16th, the executive board of United Food & Commercial Workers Local 400 passed an official resolution condemning the “arbitrary, overbroad detention and arrest of hundreds of citizens exercising their right to free speech” during the presidential inauguration on January 20, 2017. During the presidential inauguration last year, more than 200 individuals – […]

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Maryland Paid Sick Days Law Takes Effect February 11

In a resounding victory for Maryland’s working families, the House of Delegates and Senate voted to override Gov. Larry Hogan’s veto of the Healthy Working Families Act, making it the law of the state. As a result, workers at Maryland employers with 15 or more employees will earn one hour of paid sick leave for […]

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Apply for the Union Plus Scholarship Program

As a UFCW member, you and your family are eligible for an exclusive scholarship through the Union Plus Scholarship Program! The scholarship amounts range from $500 to $4,000. These one-time cash awards are for study beginning in the Fall of 2018. Students may re-apply each year. Since 1991, the Union Plus Scholarship Program has awarded […]

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Safety on Your Side: How to Avoid Slips, Trips and Falls

While they may not seem like a leading cause of injury, slips, trips and falls are among the most dangerous hazards we face on the job: In 2015, 16 percent of all accidental deaths were the result of slips, trips and falls (Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics) 27 percent of cases involving days away from […]

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Reminder: Vacation Requests Due Feb 28 at Giant, Safeway & Shoppers

If you are a Local 400 member working at Giant Food, Safeway, or Shoppers Food & Pharmacy, don’t forget to submit your vacation bids before February 28th! Under your union contract, you have from January 1st to February 28th each year to select your desired dates for vacation for the year, with no “blackout” dates. […]

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January 14: CVS Contract Meeting

What do you want in your next union contract? In the coming weeks, we will begin negotiating our next union contract with CVS. But first we need to hear from you! Join us for a union contract meeting on Sunday, January 14 to help us to shape our strategy and prioritize our goals for contract negotiations. […]

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2017: A Year In Review

No matter how you look at the past year, 2017 has been one for the history books. Here at Local 400, we‘re celebrating some major successes. As we look forward to 2018, here’s a quick trip through some of the highlights in 2017.   Negotiating Better Contracts Local 400 Members Ratify New Contract With Zero […]

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December 7: Contract Meetings for Bethesda Co-op & Trio Healthcare

December 7: Contract Meetings for Bethesda Co-op & Trio Healthcare

On Thursday, December 7, Local 400 will be hosting contract meetings for members working at Bethesda Co-op in Cabin John, Md. and two Trio Healthcare facilities, Elizabeth Adam Crump and Elizabeth House in Glen Allen, Va. As a Local 400 union member, you have the opportunity to get answers to your questions and vote on […]

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