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Kroger Shop Steward Wins Back Pay for Local 400 Members

Nicole Boyd had had enough. A shop steward and florist at Kroger #326 in Lynchburg, Virginia, she was tired of seeing managers doing work that was supposed to be assigned to her coworkers, while Local 400 members working part-time weren’t getting the hours they wanted and needed. “The managers are constantly stocking shelves,” Nicole said. […]

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NAACP Calls On Trio Healthcare to Restore MLK Day Holiday, Negotiate Fair Contract

On Sunday, leaders representing thousands of NAACP members in the Greater Richmond area delivered a letter calling on Trio Healthcare to negotiate a fair contract with Local 400 members working at Elizabeth Adam Crump Health and Rehab center in Richmond, Virginia. The NAACP condemned the company for attempting to take away the Dr. Martin Luther […]

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West Virginia Kroger Contract Negotiations Begin

This week we spent two days meeting with Kroger to negotiate our new collective bargaining agreement. Our current agreement expires on October 7, and we are working hard to get a fair agreement. This week, we exchanged some initial proposals and let the company know that we expect a fair contract that allows us to […]

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Local 400 President Mark Federici Elected to UFCW International Executive Board

This week, the Executive Board of the United Food & Commercial Workers International Union (UFCW) elected Mark Federici, President of UFCW Local 400, as International Vice President. Mr. Federici will now serve on the union’s executive board, the highest governing body of the international union. He released the following statement: “I have dedicated my entire […]

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Meet the Team Negotiating Our Next Contract with Kroger in West Virginia

We are your 2017 Kroger bargaining committee! We are Local 400 members who have volunteered to help negotiate our next union contract at Kroger in West Virginia. As we open contract negotiations in the coming days, we will invite you to take action with us to keep the pressure on the company to bargain a […]

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Shoppers Members Unanimously Ratify New Contract

Strong agreement includes a $2/hour increase in starting pay and no health insurance cost increases for the life of the contract Local 400 members working at Shoppers unanimously ratified a new, three-year collective bargaining agreement today that puts more money in their pockets faster, and fully maintains their health and retirement security. After more than […]

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Kroger Associates Start To Receive Back Pay Checks

Kroger Associates Start To Receive Back Pay Checks

As announced last week, Kroger owes over $300,000 in back pay. This week, Local 400 members started to receive their checks! Without a union, that money would be lost to us. But, thanks to the Kroger associates who made sure that our union contract was enforced, we are able to fight for and win every […]

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Stronger Together: Shoppers Food Reaches Tentative Agreement – Be There to Vote September 11
Victory! 811 Kroger Associates to Receive Over $300,000 in Back Pay PLUS Interest!