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Sep 29: TSoul Benefit Concert to Fight Sickle Cell Disease

TSoul, the popular finalist on Season 12 of NBC’s “The Voice” and son of Local 400 member and representative Kenny Pinkard, is hosting a charity event to raise money to fight Sickle Cell Anemia. The benefit concert will be held Saturday, September 29 at Kilmarnock Town Center Park in Kilmarnock, Va. to help raise money and […]

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Sep 27: DanChem Technologies Membership Meeting

On Thursday, September 27, we will be hosting a union meeting for members working at DanChem Technologies to prepare for upcoming negotiations on our new contract. We need your help to shape our strategy and prioritize our goals for negotiations. Your input will help us put together proposals well in advance of the actual contract negotiations […]

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Kroger Members Vote Overwhelmingly to Ratify New Contract in Richmond/Tidewater

Kroger members working at 22 stores in the Richmond and Hampton Roads areas voted overwhelmingly to ratify a new union contract today. Congratulations on your new contract! Some highlights include: Accelerated wage scales with guaranteed pay increases twice a year Annual bonuses for most experienced associates Premium pay for select positions in the store Maintaining […]

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Hundreds of Kroger Associates Win $90,000 Settlement in West Virginia

Hundreds of Local 400 members are about to receive back pay checks after winning a $90,000 settlement against Kroger, following a grievance against the company over lengthy delays in implementing raises provided for under the terms of their contract. Kroger members in West Virginia ratified a new contract last Fall that provided raises for backups […]

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Scholarships Awarded to Four Children of Local 400 Members

Scholarships Awarded to Four Children of Local 400 Members

Four children of Local 400 members have been awarded Scholarships to help fund their college education in the 2018-2019 school year. The FELRA & UFCW Health and Welfare Scholarship Fund provides $2,500 scholarships to help cover the cost of higher education for Local 400 members who work at Giant, Safeway or Shoppers, and their families. […]

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September 11: Kroger Richmond-Tidewater Contract Meeting

Be There to Vote on Your Next Contract We are pleased to announce that we have reached a tentative agreement with Kroger that we are prepared to recommend for ratification. The offer provides better pay and maintains affordable healthcare. On Tuesday, September 11, 2018, we will hold two membership meetings where we will review the […]

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Clinton Healthcare Center Workers Awarded $1,500 in Back Pay

Like most Local 400 members, the contract covering employees at the Clinton Healthcare Center in Clinton, Md., requires scheduling to be based on seniority. Workers with the most seniority are scheduled for 10 days in each two week period, and those with less tenure might find their hours more varied, based on staffing needs. But […]

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Safeway Stocker Reinstated with Back Pay After Wrongful Suspension

Safeway Stocker Reinstated with Back Pay After Wrongful Suspension

“They threw me under the bus.” Fortunately for Local 400 member Eric Jarrett, that wasn’t the end of the story. Eric works as an overnight stocker at Safeway #1019 in Alexandria, Virginia. His store is one of the few locations that is supposed to be open 24 hours. But one night, Eric was instructed to […]

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Kroger Tentative Agreement Reached

We are pleased to announce that we have reached a tentative agreement with Kroger on a new contract that we are prepared to recommend for ratification. The offer provides better pay and maintains affordable healthcare. We are arranging membership meetings to vote on the proposal, at which time we will review the offer in detail […]

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