Safeway Continues to Refuse to Fund Pension

Ten days ahead of a strike vote, Safeway continues to refuse to fund our pension.

March 5: Strike Vote at Safeway, Contract Vote on Giant Proposal

We will take a strike vote at Safeway on March 5th if we don’t have a fair contract, but we have reached a tentative agreement on a new contract at Giant.

Maryland, Virginia Senators Call on Giant & Safeway to Negotiate Fair Contract with Union Workers

All four senators from Maryland & Virginia wrote letters to Giant & Safeway in support of union workers.

Local 400 Member Has Transformative Experience At National Creating Change Conference

“Life-changing.” That’s how one member described the impact of attending the Creating Change Conference, thanks to a scholarship from UFCW OUTreach.

UPDATE: Severance Package for Shoppers Workers Affected by Store Closures

We are hosting a series of meetings to explain the severance package and transfer or bumping options being offered to employees. Make a plan to attend one of these important meetings.

How to Prepare for a Strike

If we have to go on strike, you need to be prepared. Read our guide to get your finances in order in case of a strike.

Frequently Asked Questions About Going on Strike

Here are answers to some of the most frequently asked questions we’ve received about going on strike.


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