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67 Kroger Leads Upgraded to Full-Time

Local 400 Led Push for Better Hours, Pay & Benefits in W.V. Sixty-seven Local 400 members working as Lead Clerks at Kroger in West Virginia received an early Christmas present from their Union when they were upgraded to full-time status thanks to an agreement between the Company and Local 400. As of December 16, 2018, […]

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January 8: Virginia Special Election for State Senate District 33

On January 8, a special election will be held in Virginia State Senate District 33 to fill the seat vacated by Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton. Help make sure labor-endorsed candidate Jennifer Boysko is elected! We can trust her to solve problems for working families. Jennifer Boysko has a 100% pro-labor voting record from her three years […]

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New $1.00 Night Premium for Kroger Roanoke Associates

We are pleased to announce that UFCW Local 400 and Kroger have negotiated changes in your union contract to provide new incentives for associates working overnight under the Roanoke union contract – including night crew. An hourly premium of $1.00 will be paid in addition to the base rate of pay for associates working overnight […]

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Local 400 President Receives NAACP Labor Service Award

The Maryland State Conference NAACP recently honored Local 400 President Mark Federici with the Labor Service Award. “I am deeply humbled by this award,” said Mark Federici. “Our union family is proud to stand with the NAACP and we are privileged to partner with many of its chapters throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. Our partnership helps […]

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Deadline Extended! Kroger Open Enrollment for 2019 Health & Welfare Benefits

We are pleased to inform you that open enrollment for health care benefits in 2019 has been extended through December 20, 2018 for Kroger associates covered by one of our union contracts. Everyone currently enrolled must re-enroll by no later than December 20, 2018 – even if you have no coverage changes. You may enroll […]

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Nov 29: Bestway Silver Spring Contract Vote

On Thursday, November 29, 2018, we will be holding a contract vote for Bestway members working at the location in Silver Spring. As a Local 400 union member, you have the opportunity to get answers to your questions and vote on your next contract. Please make a plan to vote. Voting will be open from 12:30 […]

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Apply Now for the 2019 Martin E. Gerel Memorial Union Scholarship

Did you know? As a member of Local 400, you and your immediate family members have the chance to receive a $5,000 scholarship. For more than 30 years, the law firm of Ashcraft & Gerel, LLP has been offering union members and their families throughout the Washington, D.C. area the opportunity to alleviate the stressors […]

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Nov 16: DanChem Technologies Contract Meetings

We are pleased to announce that we have reached a tentative agreement with DanChem Technologies that we are prepared to recommend for ratification. On Friday, November 16, 2018, we will be hosting two contract meetings for members to review the offer. As a Local 400 union member, you have the opportunity to get answers to your […]

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Most Local 400-Backed Candidates Win in 2018 Elections

Union Members Play Key Role in Recapturing House for Working Families Led by Local 400-backed candidates, the critically important 2018 mid-term elections resulted in major victories for working families. Pro-worker forces recaptured control of the U.S. House, with Virginia front and center. Three candidates recommended by Local 400 — Elaine Luria (2nd), Abigail Spanberger (7th) […]

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