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UFCW Local 400 Endorses Levar Stoney for Richmond Mayor

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, September 29, 2016 CONTACT Jonathan Williams, Communications Manager, jwilliams@local400.org Union of food and grocery workers weighs in on mayoral race RICHMOND, VA – Local 400 of the United Food & Commercial Workers union (UFCW) announced its endorsement today of Levar Stoney for mayor of Richmond. “Mr. Stoney understands the challenges facing […]

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Local 400 members reported scheduling violations at 46 Giant Food & Safeway stores in a single day.

Widespread Scheduling Violations Reported at Giant & Safeway

We all know how hectic life can get. Between work, family, and other obligations, your time is precious. That’s why our union contract requires store managers to post the schedule by 1:00 p.m. every Friday – so you can have time to plan your life. But all too often, store managers at Giant Food and […]

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Take Action Virginia Endorses LuAnn Bennett and Hillary Clinton

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 21, 2016   WOODBRIDGE, VA – Take Action Virginia, an alliance of community and labor organizations focused on improving the lives of working and immigrant families, announced today its endorsement of LuAnn Bennett for Congress and Hillary Clinton for President, two candidates who vow to work toward a more progressive agenda […]

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Introducing the 2016 Giant & Safeway Advisory Committee

Introducing the 2016 Giant & Safeway Advisory Committee

We are your 2016 advisory committee! We will be assisting in negotiations for our next union contract with Giant & Safeway. Starting Wednesday, September 21, along with our brothers and sisters at UFCW Local 27 in Baltimore, we will sit across the table from Giant & Safeway management with the goal of winning a fair contract that […]

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Announcing the 2017 UFCW & FELRA Scholarship

If you’re a Local 400 member working at Giant Food, Safeway, or Shoppers Food Warehouse, you or a family member could be eligible for an exclusive scholarship worth up to $2,500! Learn more and apply today! Preliminary applications are due by December 31, 2016. About the Scholarship The UFCW & FELRA Scholarship Program expects to […]

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Sep 12: Join Us for the Moral Day of Action!

Join us for the “Moral Day of Action” in Richmond on Monday, September 12! Moral Day of Action 10:30am @ St. Paul’s Episcopal Church 815 East Grace Street, Richmond, VA 23219 On Saturday, August 13, we made history in Richmond. Thousands and thousands of us marched through the streets of Richmond to demand economic justice […]

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Lipton workers announced the victory at a press conference outside the plant on Monday, August 29. They were joined by several supporters, including Virginia Senator L. Louise Lucas, Doris Course-Mays, President of the Virginia AFL-CIO, and Renee Browder, Financial Secretary Treasurer of ATU Local 1177.

Workers at Nation’s Only Lipton Tea Factory Vote to Unionize

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, August 29, 2016 CONTACT Jonathan Williams, UFCW Local 400, jwilliams@local400.org, 301-577-5836 Hundreds of workers in southeast Virginia manufacturing plant vote to unionize with UFCW Local 400 SUFFOLK, VA – Last week, nearly 200 workers at the Lipton plant voted to unionize with Local 400 of the United Food & Commercial Workers […]

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Aug 27: Votante Fiel Kick-off Event

Join us as we celebrate the beginning of a historic election season for Latino voters. Hear stories of trial and triumph as community members discuss how to motivate your Latino friends and family to vote. Find out how you can take action and be empowered at the polls. Saturday, August 27, 2016 4:00 p.m. – […]

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Steve Meador (left), a Local 400 union rep, knocked on hundreds of doors to speak with fellow labor voters last year.

2016 Election Labor Walks

Labor 2016 kicks in to high gear on Saturday, September 10th! Come out to walk and talk with fellow union members about what’s at stake in November’s election. Meet at 9:00 a.m. on September 10th at one of the following locations: In Annandale: NoVA Labor Offices – 4536 John Marr Drive In Richmond: CWA Local […]

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