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Lipton workers announced the victory at a press conference outside the plant on Monday, August 29. They were joined by several supporters, including Virginia Senator L. Louise Lucas, Doris Course-Mays, President of the Virginia AFL-CIO, and Renee Browder, Financial Secretary Treasurer of ATU Local 1177.

Workers at Nation’s Only Lipton Tea Factory Vote to Unionize

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, August 29, 2016 CONTACT Jonathan Williams, UFCW Local 400, jwilliams@local400.org, 301-577-5836 Hundreds of workers in southeast Virginia manufacturing plant vote to unionize with UFCW Local 400 SUFFOLK, VA – Last week, nearly 200 workers at the Lipton plant voted to unionize with Local 400 of the United Food & Commercial Workers […]

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20160827-Votante Fiel Kick-Off Event Flyer

Aug 27: Votante Fiel Kick-off Event

Join us as we celebrate the beginning of a historic election season for Latino voters. Hear stories of trial and triumph as community members discuss how to motivate your Latino friends and family to vote. Find out how you can take action and be empowered at the polls. Saturday, August 27, 2016 4:00 p.m. – […]

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Steve Meador (left), a Local 400 union rep, knocked on hundreds of doors to speak with fellow labor voters last year.

2016 Election Labor Walks

Labor 2016 kicks in to high gear on Saturday, September 10th! Come out to walk and talk with fellow union members about what’s at stake in November’s election. Meet at 9:00 a.m. on September 10th at one of the following locations: In Annandale: NoVA Labor Offices – 4536 John Marr Drive In Richmond: CWA Local […]

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September 9-10: Labor Night at the Richmond Raceway

Join us September 9th & 10th for Labor Nights at the Richmond International Raceway! Union members and friends enjoy exclusive discount tickets to the fall NASCAR races at RIR. Tickets for the Federated Auto Parts 400 Race on September 10th are only $40 (regular price is $75!) & tickets to the Virginia 529 College Savings 250 […]

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20160824-Roanoke Labor Day Parade

Join Us for the Roanoke Labor Day Parade

Join us for the  2016 Roanoke Labor Day Parade! Saturday, September 3, 2016 Parade @ 11:00 am (Rain Date: Sunday September 4th) Lineup at 3rd street SW and Campbell Ave SW Downtown Roanoke Learn more at RoanokeLaborDay.com Print the Flier

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PHOTO CREDIT: "The Scales of Justice" by James Cridland.

October 1: Free Legal Clinic & Community Fair

The NOVA Restoration Initiative Presents: The 2016 Legal Clinic 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Saturday, October 1, 2016 Shiloh Baptist Church 1401 Duke Street, Alexandria, VA 22314 Program Overview Legal Clinic: Community Members are encouraged to come out and meet with attorneys from Legal Services NOVA, Lawyers Commitee for Civil Rights Under Law, The Arlington […]

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West Virginia Labor Day Events

Live in West Virginia? Join us for one of these upcoming Labor Day Weekend celebrations! Marion County Labor Council Annual Labor Day Celebration & Picnic Sunday, September 4, 2016 12:00pm – 4:00pm Hough Park, Mannington WV Additional info contact Mark Dorsey: (304) 777-7642 markdorseyumwa@live.com Workers United 863/LiUNA Annual Labor Day Celebration & Picnic Sunday, September […]

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The union bargaining committee was responsible for negotiating the latest contract with Boar's Head. This will be the first contract to cover both the Jarratt and Petersburg facilities.

Save the Date: Vote on the New Contract at Boar’s Head

If you work at Boar’s Head in Jarratt or Petersburg, your collective bargaining team would like to invite you to vote on our next contract! Please plan to attend one of these meetings listed below to discuss proposed changes to the terms and conditions of your current collective bargaining agreement. You only need to attend […]

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Night game at Appalachian Power Park vs. Lexington Legends, June 12, 2010. Photo by ChristopherLocke.

Free Labor Day Weekend at Appalachian Power Park

Free Game Tickets for Union Members & Their Families!  Saturday, September 3, 2016 Tailgate – 5:00 p.m. Tailgate at Charleston Building & Construction Trades 600 Leon Sullivan Way – Free Food & Drinks Gates Open – 6:00 p.m. Gametime – 7:05 p.m. West Virginia Power vs. Greenville Drive Presented by: Charleston Building & Construction Trades Council AFT-WV AFT #4444 […]

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