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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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West Virginia Shop Steward Hosts His Own Union Meetings at Home

Jim Logan has been a Kroger employee and union member in West Virginia for 42 years. He lives in Caldwell and works in Fairlea, but to people who don’t live there, it’s all Lewisburg – the town with a population of around 3,800 that was named “the coolest small town in America” by Budget Travel […]

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Ten Safeway Employees Awarded $11,000 in Back Pay

Alex Falsinotti has been working at Safeway #1365 in Fairfax, Virginia for almost two years. Officially he works in the Seafood Department, but on most days whoever is scheduled to work the Meat Department leaves around 2 or 3 p.m., and Alex is forced to man both departments until they officially close at 8:00 p.m. […]

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Kroger Contract Extended to August 16

Negotiations with Kroger on our next union contract are still ongoing. We agreed to extend our current contract until August 16, 2018. All of the protections and benefits of your current union contract remain in effect. We will not be rushed into a bad deal. Our goal remains to negotiate a fair contract with better […]

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Kroger Is Succeeding, Why Aren’t We?

Kroger Is Succeeding, Why Aren’t We?

  During the four years since our last contract, we have helped Kroger succeed and grow in both Richmond and Tidewater. It is our hard work that brings in customers and keeps them coming back. With that in mind, we went in to this round of contract negotiations expecting that we would be rewarded for […]

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Shoppers Members – What the SuperValu Sale Means For You

As many of you likely saw and heard yesterday, SuperValu, parent company of Shopper’s Food and Pharmacy, announced that it is being acquired by UNFI (United Natural Foods, Inc.) for around $2.9 billion. Based on the information that has been shared by the companies so far, they expect the sale to be completed in the […]

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Kroger Richmond/Tidewater Bargaining Update: Do You Need More Hours?

Kroger Richmond/Tidewater Bargaining Update: Do You Need More Hours?

  As bargaining for our new contract continues, we are working hard at the negotiating table on the three things we know we deserve and have earned: better pay, affordable health care, and respect for our union. At the same time, we know that in order to take care of ourselves and our families we […]

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Montgomery General Workers Prevent Major Cuts With New Union Contract

Local 400 members working at the Montgomery General Elderly Care Center in Montgomery, W.Va. recently ratified a strong new union contract after months of difficult, rancorous negotiations. At the start of negotiations, management presented a list of 34 takeaway proposals.  These included eliminating the workers’ pension, reducing health benefits, cutting vacation time and taking away […]

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