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Nov 29: Bestway Silver Spring Contract Vote

On Thursday, November 29, 2018, we will be holding a contract vote for Bestway members working at the location in Silver Spring. 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 vote. Voting will be open from 12:30 […]

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Apply Now for the 2019 Martin E. Gerel Memorial Union Scholarship

Did you know? As a member of Local 400, you and your immediate family members have the chance to receive a $5,000 scholarship. For more than 30 years, the law firm of Ashcraft & Gerel, LLP has been offering union members and their families throughout the Washington, D.C. area the opportunity to alleviate the stressors […]

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Nov 16: DanChem Technologies Contract Meetings

We are pleased to announce that we have reached a tentative agreement with DanChem Technologies that we are prepared to recommend for ratification. On Friday, November 16, 2018, we will be hosting two contract meetings for members to review the offer. As a Local 400 union member, you have the opportunity to get answers to your […]

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Most Local 400-Backed Candidates Win in 2018 Elections

Union Members Play Key Role in Recapturing House for Working Families Led by Local 400-backed candidates, the critically important 2018 mid-term elections resulted in major victories for working families. Pro-worker forces recaptured control of the U.S. House, with Virginia front and center. Three candidates recommended by Local 400 — Elaine Luria (2nd), Abigail Spanberger (7th) […]

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UFCW Local 400 2018 Voter Guide

Election Day is Tuesday, November 6, 2018. This is one of the most important elections in recent history. Make sure your voice is heard and make a plan to vote! Your vote is a personal decision. As your union, it is our job to recommend candidates who share our values and will fight to make […]

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Nov 4: Macy’s Contract Meeting

On Sunday, November 4, 2018, we will be hosting a contract meeting for members working at Macy’s. 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. Macy’s Contract Meeting Sunday, November 4, 2018 […]

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We Support Elissa Silverman for D.C. Council At-Large

Local 400 is proud to endorse Elissa Silverman for D.C. Council At-Large. Silverman has served on the council since 2014 and chairs the Committee on Labor and Workforce Development. In that capacity, she championed the passage of the District’s monumental paid family leave law that provides guaranteed paid time off to workers to during critical […]

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Nov 1: Smithfield Foods Newport News Contract Meeting

On Thursday, November 1, 2018, we will be hosting two contract meetings for members working at Smithfield Foods Newport News. 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 one of these important contract meeting. (Please note: […]

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22-Year Kroger Member Triumphs Over Adversity

To say that Margie Landers has never had it easy is an understatement. Twenty-two years ago, she was living in a homeless shelter in Amadaville, W.Va. and she was determined to make it on her own. During the year she lived in the shelter, she took GED classes, and classes in accounting and bookkeeping. She […]

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