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...
Reminder: Vacation Requests Due Feb 28 at Giant, Safeway & Shoppers

Reminder: Vacation Requests Due Feb 28 at Giant, Safeway & Shoppers

If you are a Local 400 member working at Giant Food, Safeway, or Shoppers Food & Pharmacy, don’t forget to submit your vacation bids before February 28th! Under your union contract, you have from January 1st to February 28th each year to select your desired dates...
Congratulations to ABC Drawing Winner, Ashley Owens

Congratulations to ABC Drawing Winner, Ashley Owens

Local 400 member Ashley Owens from Safeway #4205 in Washington, DC is the most recent winner of our Active Ballot Club drawing! Congratulations, Ashley! All across the country, corporations and the ultra-wealthy are funneling unprecedented amounts of money into our...
Members Lead Fight for Maryland Earned Sick Leave Bill

Members Lead Fight for Maryland Earned Sick Leave Bill

Local 400 Shop Stewards Darlene Butler-Jones and Bill Osborn had never gone to Annapolis to meet with their state legislators, testified before the Maryland General Assembly or spoken out at rallies before. So when they were asked to help lead Local 400’s campaign to...