Local 400’s quarterly magazine, the Union Leader won three awards, while the website won general excellence in its category and the social media campaign “#KrogerStrong” took home third place overall for the 2015 Labor Media Awards from the International Labor Communications Association (ILCA) for articles published and campaigns run in 2014.
1st Place: Writing Awards – Print And Internet / Saul Miller Awards / Organizing / Local Unions, “Virginia Bestway Workers Win Recognition But Continue To Fight Union-Busting Tactics” (pages 6-7)
2nd Place: Writing Awards – Print And Internet / Best Analysis / Local Unions, “Kroger Stoops To Union-Busting” (pages 16-17)
3rd Place: Design Awards – Print / Best Front Page/Cover Print / Local Unions / Magazines, “#KrogerStrong”
3rd Place: Internet Awards / Best Use Of Social Media / Local Unions, “#KrogerStrong”
Honorable Mention: General Excellence – Print And Internet / Website / Local Unions, www.UFCW400.Org