We’re Fired Up & Ready for a Fair Contract at Giant & Safeway!

We’re Fired Up & Ready for a Fair Contract at Giant & Safeway!

On September 12, 2019 – before negotiations on our next contract even began – we held a powerful Rally for a Fair Contract that made it clear to both companies that we will do whatever it takes for a fair deal. Read our recap of the rally and view photos on the UFCW...
Safeway Undermined by Private Equity Plunderers

Safeway Undermined by Private Equity Plunderers

How Cerberus Capital Management Threatens the Future of Safeway As Local 400 members prepare for bargaining with Safeway (as well as Giant) as part of the 2019 negotiations, one factor looms as perhaps the greatest obstacle we face: the toxic impact of private equity...

Safeway Stocker Reinstated with Back Pay After Wrongful Suspension

“They threw me under the bus.” Fortunately for Local 400 member Eric Jarrett, that wasn’t the end of the story. Eric works as an overnight stocker at Safeway #1019 in Alexandria, Virginia. His store is one of the few locations that is supposed to be open 24 hours. But...
Ten Safeway Employees Awarded $11,000 in Back Pay

Ten Safeway Employees Awarded $11,000 in Back Pay

Alex Falsinotti has been working at Safeway #1365 in Fairfax, Virginia for almost two years. Officially he works in the Seafood Department, but on most days whoever is scheduled to work the Meat Department leaves around 2 or 3 p.m., and Alex is forced to man both...
How to Upgrade to a Full-Time Position at Giant, Safeway, & Shoppers

How to Upgrade to a Full-Time Position at Giant, Safeway, & Shoppers

If you want to work full-time, you should be able to. But all too often in the grocery industry, hard-working men and women aren’t getting enough hours to get by. Thanks to our union contracts, our members have the opportunity to access full-time status. In recent...