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Kroger Shop Steward Wins $250 in Back Pay for Coworker

Kroger Shop Steward Wins $250 in Back Pay for Coworker

For years now, Kristy Vance has seen managers, management trainees and loss prevention staff stocking shelves at her store, Kroger #402 in Blacksburg, Va. This not only violates the Kroger-Roanoke contract, which specifies that only bargaining unit members can stock shelves, but it also reduces the number of hours Local 400 members are scheduled to […]

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Montgomery County Passes $15 Minimum Wage

Today, at a ceremony in Rockville, county council members signed legislation to increase the minimum wage to $15 in Montgomery County, Maryland. The council unanimously passed legislation last week to raise the wage to $15 per hour for businesses employing 51 or more workers by 2021, for businesses employing 11-50 employees by 2023, and for […]

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Special Labor Night Performance of The Pajama Game

The DC LaborFest is sponsoring a special Labor Night performance during the upcoming run of The Pajama Game at Arena Stage. The December 13 show will include a post-show “Talk Back” session with the cast. The classic labor musical deals with labor troubles in a pajama factory, where workers’ demands for a seven-and-a-half cent raise […]

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Exclusive Union Discounts to Six Flags Holiday In The Park

As a member of UFCW Local 400, you can enjoy special discount tickets to the second annual Six Flags Holiday In The Park, November 18 – January 1. To unlock your savings, visit sixflags.com/america and enter the promo code SNOW1 when you purchase your tickets. For more information, call 301-867-0272 or visit sixflags.com/America

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Apply Now for a $5,000 Scholarship from Ashcraft & Gerel

Did you know? As a member of Local 400, you have the chance to receive a $5,000 scholarship for you or an immediate family member. 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 […]

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Local 400 Members Ratify New Contract With Zero Cuts

New Contract Increases Pay While Maintaining Healthcare & Retirement Benefits Today, Local 400 members voted overwhelmingly to ratify a new union contract at Kroger. This contract has absolutely no cuts. We all know it is extremely rare in this day and age to win a contract without losing a single benefit. Even at a time […]

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Tentative Agreement Reached

Rallies Planned for Friday, November 3 Are CANCELED Be There to Vote On Your Next Contract Monday, November 6 Thanks to all of you who took action for a fair contract. We are now prepared to unanimously recommend a new contract proposal that we believe is the best deal possible. Thanks to this new development, […]

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Hundreds of Kroger Workers Hold Rallies for Fourth Week In A Row

Hundreds of Kroger workers held rallies at five Kroger stores this evening, marking the fourth straight week of actions calling on the grocery giant to negotiate a fair contract with 4,200 store associates in West Virginia, Kentucky and Ohio. The workers called on Kroger to fully fund our health care benefits. Approximately 2,000 workers who […]

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Kroger Wants To Put Your Healthcare at Risk!

DON’T TRUST KROGER WITH YOUR HEALTHCARE! Kroger’s latest proposal is a disaster for our healthcare. Here are the facts: Contract would expire in only 28 months Your healthcare fund could be completely depleted in 28 months Cost increases to retirees Take action to save our healthcare! Join us on Friday, November 3 and let‘s show […]

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