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Join Us to March Against Trump’s Anti-Worker Agenda (UPDATED)

The inauguration of the most unpopular President-elect in modern history is only a week away and union members will be joining with countless other organizations to say no to Donald Trump’s anti-worker agenda. Labor union members, leaders and organizers will be participating in two marches to show our opposition to Trump’s proposed attacks on working […]

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Virginia Elected Officials Rally With Local 400 to Demand Minimum Wage Increase for Working Families and Access to Drivers’ Licenses for Immigrants

Bipartisan coalition of elected officials, immigrants and low-wage workers called for $15 minimum wage and driver’s license access for undocumented immigrants working in Commonwealth Take Action Virginia members and a number of state elected officials called on the Virginia legislature to answer the plea of working families who demand a $15-an-hour minimum wage and immigrant-rights […]

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Now Accepting Applications for $5,000 Union Scholarship

If you’re a member of Local 400, you or a family member could be eligible for an exclusive scholarship worth $5,000. Learn more and apply today! Preliminary applications are due by April 21, 2017. To obtain your scholarship application, please call Liliana Chang at 703-931-5500. About the Scholarship THE MARTIN E. GEREL MEMORIAL UNION SCHOLARSHIP 2017 […]

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A Look Back on 2016

A Look Back on 2016

As 2016 comes to a close and we look forward to the year ahead, we want to take time to reflect on our successes over the year. We’ve welcomed hundreds of new members to our union family, successfully passed legislation to benefit hard-working families, and even saved hundreds of jobs threatened by a corporate merger […]

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D.C. Council Advances Expansive Family and Medical Leave Rules

The Council of the District of Columbia not only moved the Universal Paid Leave bill forward on Dec. 6, but restored medical leave to the program. The proposal now includes eight weeks of parental leave, six weeks of family leave and two weeks of medical leave, making it one of the nation’s most generous packages […]

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Stay in a Fair Hotel This Holiday Season and Support Working Families

The holiday season is one of the most travel-intense parts of the year, and many people will be visiting and sharing valuable time with loved ones. Your ability to travel and participate in these holiday traditions is, in many ways, a product of the hard work of people who have their own families and holiday […]

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Shop Union for the Holidays

The holiday season is a time for giving. But each purchase you make can generate twice the gift when you shop at stores employing our Local 400 brothers and sisters. First, of course, the gift will go to a loved one or friend. Second, the gift will support our fellow members and strengthen our union. […]

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How To Report Scheduling Violations at Giant & Safeway

Is management violating your union contract? We all know how hectic life can get. Between work, family, and other obligations, your time is precious. That’s why our union contracts with Giant & Safeway outline strict rules for managers who assign schedules at your store. Unfortunately, all too often, managers ignore these rules and fail to […]

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Community Organizations & Labor Leaders Call on Chairman Mendelson to Renounce “Moratorium”

CONTACT: Ari Schwartz DC Jobs With Justice; ari@dcjwj.org or 202-674-3228 On the eve of a Trump administration and Republican-controlled Congress, D.C. Council Chairman shockingly announces refusal to consider further progressive legislation. Washington, D.C. – Community organizations and labor unions applaud the news that the Universal Paid Leave Act will move to a vote in the […]

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