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April 19: Rally for a Fair Contract at Macy’s

As we negotiate our next union contract with Macy’s, we are fighting for better pay, better schedules, and better healthcare. We’re taking a stand — not just for Macy’s workers here in the Washington Metropolitan region, but across the country. We’ve teamed up with our union brothers and sisters from UFCW Local 21 in Seattle […]

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Learn A New Language for Free

Learn A New Language for Free

UFCW members can start learning Spanish, French, German, English, and/or Mandarin today. To get started, please visit www.ufcw.org/language to fill out an inquiry form. It may take a few days to verify your UFCW membership.  However, once confirmed, you will receive an email that explains how to login to and begin taking free foreign language classes. […]

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April 10: UFCW OUTreach Meeting

Join us for our next OUTreach meeting in Northern Virginia: 6pm, Tuesday, April 10 Northern Virginia Central Labor Council 4536 John Marr Dr, Annandale, VA UFCW OUTreach is a constituency group dedicated to building mutual support between our union’s International, regions, and locals and the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community and their allies […]

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April 15: CVS Contract Meeting

On Sunday, April 15, we will be hosting a contract meeting for members working at CVS. As a Local 400 union member, you have the opportunity to get answers to your questions and vote on your next contract. Please make a plan to attend this important contract meeting. 7:00 p.m., Sunday, April 15, 2018 UFCW […]

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Earn Your GED For Free Through UFCW

UFCW members can now take General Equivalency Diploma (GED) classes for free through Essential GED. To get started, please visit www.ufcw.org/ged and complete the inquiry form. Once you complete the online form, it may take a few days to verify your UFCW membership.  However, once confirmed, you will receive an email that explains how to login to […]

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Forming a New Coalition of Unions to Negotiate with Kaiser Permanente

To secure the best new contract possible as we head into negotiations, 21 local unions from the Coalition of Kaiser Permanente Unions (CKPU) – including UFCW Local 400 – have decided to create a new coalition. We are forming this new coalition because it is the best way to ensure that we enter negotiations from […]

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Meet the Team Negotiating Our Next Union Contract at Macy’s

We are your 2018 Macy’s Bargaining Committee! We are Local 400 members who have volunteered to help negotiate our next union contract at Macy’s. As we negotiate our new contract over the coming weeks, we will invite you to take action with us to keep the pressure on the company to bargain a fair contract. […]

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Sharing in the Success of an Expanding Kroger Presence in Hampton Roads

Yesterday, Kroger announced plans to purchase 18 Farm Fresh Food & Pharmacy grocery stores in the Hampton Roads region. Ten of the stores will be operated under the Harris Teeter brand, while eight will be operated under the Kroger Mid-Atlantic Division. Mark Federici, president of United Food & Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 400, issued the […]

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Kaiser Nurses Attend College for Free Through Union-Negotiated Program

Kaiser Nurses Attend College for Free Through Union-Negotiated Program

For most people, by the time your children are in college or beyond, you’re more likely to be thinking about retirement than education. But Kaiser shop stewards Lisa Golden and Jennifer Brown are not most people. Jennifer currently has three children in college—a 24-year-old nursing student at Marymount University, a 21-year-old attending community college, and […]

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