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Jibril Wallace: Fighting for Paid Leave

Jibril Wallace has been working at the same Safeway in Washington, D.C. for 28 years, since she was a teenager helping her mother pay the bills. Now her income helps support her two children, ages 18 and 8. Through the years, Jibril moved up from courtesy clerk to food clerk to file maintenance manager, overseeing […]

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Apply Today for the UFCW Charity Foundation Scholarship

The UFCW is about workers coming together to build better lives for themselves. It is about creating opportunity. That’s why every year the UFCW 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 to UFCW values.  Since 1958, the […]

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Kroger Settles with NLRB for Breaking Labor Law — Look for This Notice in Your Store

Victory! All Courtesy Clerks Promoted at Kroger Store in Lynchburg

Member activism and the hard work of Local 400 shop steward Mary Little won a landmark victory at a Kroger store—all courtesy clerks were promoted to front end clerks, gaining raises, benefits, holiday pay and paid vacations in the process. In fact, all Local 400 members working at Kroger under the Roanoke and West Virginia […]

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Montgomery County Members Now Eligible for Paid Sick Days

Thanks to the Earned Sick and Safe Leave Act of 2015, a new law championed by UFCW Local 400 and our allies, if you work in Montgomery County, you can take paid time off if you or a loved one get sick. Starting October 30, 2016, as a UFCW Local 400 member working at Giant […]

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Join Us to March Against Trump’s Anti-Worker Agenda (UPDATED)

The inauguration of the most unpopular President-elect in modern history is only a week away and union members will be joining with countless other organizations to say no to Donald Trump’s anti-worker agenda. Labor union members, leaders and organizers will be participating in two marches to show our opposition to Trump’s proposed attacks on working […]

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Virginia Elected Officials Rally With Local 400 to Demand Minimum Wage Increase for Working Families and Access to Drivers’ Licenses for Immigrants

Bipartisan coalition of elected officials, immigrants and low-wage workers called for $15 minimum wage and driver’s license access for undocumented immigrants working in Commonwealth Take Action Virginia members and a number of state elected officials called on the Virginia legislature to answer the plea of working families who demand a $15-an-hour minimum wage and immigrant-rights […]

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Now Accepting Applications for $5,000 Union Scholarship

If you’re a member of Local 400, you or a family member could be eligible for an exclusive scholarship worth $5,000. Learn more and apply today! Preliminary applications are due by April 21, 2017. To obtain your scholarship application, please call Liliana Chang at 703-931-5500. About the Scholarship THE MARTIN E. GEREL MEMORIAL UNION SCHOLARSHIP 2017 […]

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A Look Back on 2016

A Look Back on 2016

As 2016 comes to a close and we look forward to the year ahead, we want to take time to reflect on our successes over the year. We’ve welcomed hundreds of new members to our union family, successfully passed legislation to benefit hard-working families, and even saved hundreds of jobs threatened by a corporate merger […]

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