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Mary Stephens (left) received a check for more than $12,000 in back pay after settling a grievance with Health Care Services Group (HCSG).

Local 400 Stands in Solidarity with Striking Stop & Shop Workers

This afternoon, 31,000 UFCW members working at Stop & Shop stores in New England walked off the job. Stop & Shop—like Giant Food in Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia—is a banner of the Dutch-Belgian conglomerate Ahold Delhaize. Stop & Shop workers need your help to win a fair contract. Sign the petition to Stop & […]

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A Shoppers store front in Herndon, Va.

Shoppers Plans to Close All 30 Pharmacies

A joint statement from UFCW Local 400 & UFCW Local 27 Today, UNFI, the parent company of Shoppers Food & Pharmacy, announced plans to close all 30 Shoppers pharmacies. Here is what we know: The pharmacies will close on a staggering basis beginning on April 23, 2019. Pharmacy techs at these locations will be informed […]

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A Shoppers store front in Herndon, Va.
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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