UFCW Local 400 Growth & Collective Bargaining Updates!

Omega Protein Ratifies Three-Year Collective Bargaining Agreement On Saturday April 26, Omega Protein fishermen unanimously ratified a three-year collective bargaining agreement that improves the lives of 69 members working on the vessels fishing menhaden in the...

Omega Protein Celebrates 100 Years

Local 400 members and staff celebrated the 100th anniversary of Omega Protein on Saturday with the christening of two new vessels — the Rappahannock and the Fleeton — by breaking a champagne bottle over the bow of each. These new boats will bring safety,...

Local 400 Partners with Omega Protein to get Members Licenses

In 2012, the U.S. Coast Guard passed a law directly affecting Local 400 members working as fisherman at Omega Protein. It required all engineers on vessels to have a license to operate them by 2014. Local 400 stepped in to keep our members working, forging a...