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UFCW Local 400 Members Working at Giant, Safeway Ratify Three-Year Collective Bargaining Agreement

Maintains Health Benefits, Retirement Security, Standard of Living LANDOVER, Md., December 17 — Members of United Food & Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 400 today voted overwhelmingly to ratify a new, three-year collective bargaining agreement with Giant and Safeway that preserves … Continue reading

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What a Week! Check out all we’ve been up to!

Phew! We’ve had a lot going on this week (yup, and it’s only Wednesday!) Here’s a recap of what you might have missed! —Walmart strikers bus tour: We gave our support as they delivered a letter to their managers at … Continue reading

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DC Council Members Join Grocery Workers at O St. Giant’s Grand Opening

From Union City—Political and community leaders joined an informational picket by Giant and Safeway workers in front of Giant’s grand opening at 8th and O Street NW Thursday night. DC Council members Tommy Wells and Jack Evans, as well as … Continue reading

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Labor Notes Magazine Reports: Will Grocery Workers Hold the Line for Part-Timer Health Care?

At first I was a little worried about approaching the customers,” said Vivian Sigouin, a Safeway food clerk in Virginia. But “when you mention health care and part-timers and retirees, any of that, it really hits everybody.” She and fellow … Continue reading

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Giant and Safeway Workers Standing Strong For A Fair Contract, Join Us Nov 21!

 Stand Strong with Us! Join us at the Grand Opening of the O St Market Giant: WHEN: Thursday, November 21, 2013 at 5:30pm WHERE: 8th and O St NW Washington, DC On November 13 Giant and Safeway workers overwhelmingly voted to … Continue reading

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UFCW Local 400 Members Vote to Authorize Strike Against Giant and Safeway

  Members of United Food & Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 400 voted overwhelmingly this afternoon to authorize a strike against Safeway, joining their fellow members working at Giant who also voted this morning to authorize a strike against their employer. … Continue reading

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Informational Meetings to be Held Wednesday, November 13

A Message from President Mark Federici— Dear Fellow Members: I’m inviting you to attend informational meetings on the state of Giant and Safeway contract negotiations tomorrow, November 13th, at the D.C. Armory. The meeting for Giant members will take place … Continue reading

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Giant/Safeway Flash Mob “We Know What We Want!” [VIDEO]

Thursday, the Giant and Safeway bargaining committee got together after being at bargaining on the day before and decided since the companies weren’t listening to the needs of the workers they would find another way to make sure the companies … Continue reading

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Safeway and Giant members raise awareness of contract negotiations in the community

Saturday morning, UFCW Local 400 hit the streets in D.C. to inform customers about current contract negotiations and encouraged them to sign a support card to keep good jobs in the District. The backbone of the D.C. community is good … Continue reading

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Community Stands for Good Jobs and Quality Meat at Giant Food

Saturday UFCW Local 400 took it to the streets to talk to DC residents about how the loss of skilled meat cutting jobs is about to affect their choice in quality food. Giant members and community allies hit the parking … Continue reading

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