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Lipton Contract Negotiations Continue July 10-11

After several long days of talks, we’ve wrapped up with Lipton contract negotiations for the week. We’re back at it July 10-11. Never Miss An Update: Sign Up for Text Alerts As we negotiate our first union contract with Lipton, we’re committed to keeping you informed every step of the way. By signing up for text […]

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Congress Reintroduces Legislation to Curb Abusive Scheduling Practices

At a press conference on Capitol Hill on Tuesday, Senator Elizabeth Warren from Massachusetts announced the reintroduction of the Schedules That Work Act, a bill that would allow workers to request greater stability in their work scheduling. The Schedules That Work Act would provide workers modest safeguards and begin to curb the most abusive scheduling […]

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Shoppers Contract Negotiations With Supervalu Began This Week

Contract Negotiations Update #3 This week, we met with representatives from Supervalu for two days to negotiate our next contract at Shoppers Food  & Pharmacy. We had productive discussions and exchanged proposals on a number of items, but we still have a lot of work to do. Our goal is to reach the best deal […]

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Four Candidates Recommended by Local 400 Win Elections in Virginia

The results are in from yesterday’s closely-watched primary election in Virginia. Local 400 recommended candidates for the Virginia House of Delegates in six districts. Four of the candidates won their races: In House District 31, Elizabeth Guzman won the Democratic primary with 52.16% of the vote. In District 51, Hala Ayala won with 66.34% of […]

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Members Lead Fight for Maryland Earned Sick Leave Bill

Local 400 Shop Stewards Darlene Butler-Jones and Bill Osborn had never gone to Annapolis to meet with their state legislators, testified before the Maryland General Assembly or spoken out at rallies before. So when they were asked to help lead Local 400’s campaign to pass the Healthy Working Families Act, they were a bit taken […]

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Meet the Shoppers Contract Action Team

Contract Negotiations Update #2 We are your Shoppers Contract Action Team! We are store associates who have volunteered to help mobilize our coworkers to take action for a better contract at Shoppers. The only way we will win a better contract is if we all stand united, stay informed, and take action together. We must […]

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Lipton Contract Negotiations Resume June 7

Contract Negotiations Update #6 We have a philosophy as your negotiating committee: all or none of us. Unity and solidarity are how achieve every improvement in our workplace. By sticking together as a union family, we can get the better lives we deserve. This is our guiding principle as we work towards the best contract […]

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Local 400 Recommends Candidates in June 13th Virginia Primary

With key issues at stake affecting Virginia members, including a $15 minimum wage, immigrant protections, and the right to union representation, Local 400 has recommended six candidates for the state House of Delegates in the June 13th primary election. The candidates Local 400 has identified as strongly pro-worker include: House District 2: Josh King House […]

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