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A Shoppers store front in Herndon, Va.

A Message from President Federici to All Shoppers Members

A message from Mark Federici, President, UFCW Local 400: As we all know, for some time now the future of Shoppers Food & Pharmacy has been in question. For nearly two years, Shoppers’ parent companies (first Supervalu and now UNFI) have cryptically disclosed plans to completely leave the retail business to focus on wholesale distribution. […]

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Loan Cao

Giant Food Member Wins Grievance, Keeps Job, Gets Back Pay

For Loan Cao, it was seven-week ordeal, but thanks to her union, it was one with a happy ending. A 29-year Local 400 member who works in the front end at Giant Food #795 in Springfield, Va., Loan was suddenly fired on December 11, 2018. She was alleged to have done something wrong when she […]

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Courtney Meadows

Kroger Shop Steward Speaks at Canadian UFCW Conference

Inspires Sisters and Brothers to Mobilize Members “There’s an activist in everybody. At some point, you’re going to get pissed off about something enough that you’ll want to make a change. It’s in each and every member. It just needs to be hit on.” That’s the message Kroger shop steward Courtney Meadows brought to her […]

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Bernie Sanders Campaign Workers Join UFCW Local 400

* Updated 7:16 p.m. ET, March 15, 2019, with quotes from campaign staff. * CONTACT: Jonathan Williams, Communications Director, UFCW Local 400 jwilliams@local400.org, 301-577-6687 First U.S. Presidential Campaign in History to Be Organized WASHINGTON, D.C., March 15 — Workers on the Bernie Sanders Campaign today made themselves the first presidential campaign employees in history to win […]

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UFCW Charity Foundation Scholarship Deadline Is May 12

Every year, the UFCW Charity Foundation’s scholarship program offers scholarships to UFCW members or their immediate family members who want to further their education and demonstrate a commitment to their communities and UFCW values. Since 1958, the fund has distributed more than $2 million in scholarships. Past winners have gone on to make significant contributions […]

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Union Member Discounts to Six Flags This Spring

As a member of UFCW Local 400, you can enjoy special discount tickets to Six Flags 2019 Spring Season (April 6-22, 2019 & May 3-12, 2019). To unlock your savings, visit sixflags.com/partnerlogin and enter the username UFCWL400 and password Sixflags1 (case sensitive).

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UFCW Local 400 & CASA in Action Call on Governor Northam to Resign Immediately

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 1, 2019 CONTACT Jonathan Williams, Communications Director, UFCW Local 400 – jwilliams@local400.org – 202.316.0235 UFCW Local 400 & CASA in Action Call on Governor Northam to Resign Immediately RICHMOND, VA (February 1, 2019) – After a photograph from Gov. Ralph Northam’s medical school yearbook surfaced showing a man in a Ku […]

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Local 400 Police Officers Support Special Olympics with Polar Bear Plunge

Last week, Local 400 members from the Annapolis Police and Takoma Park Police participated in the Police Plunge to support Special Olympics Maryland. The officers joined nearly 800 participants in the event on Friday, January 25, as part of the Maryland State Police Polar Bear Plunge taking place last week. The frigid dives into the […]

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UFCW Local 400 Union Officers Sworn In

On January 15, 2019, the newly elected leaders of the UFCW Local 400 Executive Board were sworn in to office by UFCW International Vice President and Region 2 Director Al Vincent. In an election with greater turnout over past years, the Executive Board was overwhelmingly elected by a majority of members in September. Chris Hoffman, […]

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