Local 400 Wins Five Labor Communications Awards


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