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Contract Meetings for Kroger Tidewater and Richmond

  PLAN TO ATTEND ONE OF THE FOLLOWING MEETINGS: WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2014 MORNING MEETING 8:00 AM DOUBLETREE BY HILTON RICHMOND AIRPORT 5501 Eubank Road, Sandston, VA 23150 804-226-6400 REMEMBER TO BRING YOUR ENTRANCE CARD WITH YOU REGISTRATION BEGINS 7:00 a.m. … Continue reading

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TENTATIVE CONTRACT AGREEMENT REACHED

A Message From Your Bargaining Committee After months of hard work, we have reached a tentative agreement with Kroger for a new contract. It took many hours at the negotiating table, wearing buttons and stickers, attending rallies, and getting support … Continue reading

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UFCW Local 400 Will Miss a Great Friend – Harry L. Dull

Harry Lee Dull, 71, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, at Augusta Health, Fishersville. He was an Army veteran, serving in the Vietnam War. He received the Vietnam Accommodation’s, Purple Heart, and Good Conduct medals. Mr. Dull was owner of … Continue reading

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“Did You Know?!” tips for your workplace

“Did You Know!?” is a series originally dedicated to informing Kroger Richmond/Tidewater members of their rights at work, but many of these tips apply to all Local 400 members! Tip #1: You Can Get More Hours
 Did you know you can … Continue reading

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UFCW & FELRA Scholarship Opportunities!

The preliminary application for the UFCW Scholarship must be postmarked by December 31, 2014. Scholarships are available to help a number of eligible participants and their dependents who will be attending college or a university as a full-time student in the fall of 2014. Giant … Continue reading

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Letter from President Federici: Kroger Richmond/Tidewater Meetings Postponed

Dear Kroger Local 400 Member: By now I’m sure you are well aware that UFCW Local 400 has been in negotiations with Kroger management for a successor contract. Several major retail food contracts between UFCW Local Unions and Kroger have … Continue reading

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WVU Union Day Football Game—Discount Tickets!

We will be giving away a pair of WVU Vs. Towson tickets at each of our Contract Mobilization Meetings! The inaugural union day game is scheduled for September 6, 2014 at Milan Puskar Stadium! However, you can purchase them on … Continue reading

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West Virginia Kroger Contract Mobilization Meetings Scheduled!

Local 400 has scheduled special meetings for all West Virginia Kroger members to provide an opportunity for Local 400 members to actively participate in issues concerning your upcoming contract negotiations. Please plan to attend ONE of these Contract Mobilization Meetings: … Continue reading

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On behalf of UFCW Local 400’s officers, staff, and members, President Mark P. Federici would like to extend its deepest sympathy to the McNutt family on the recent death of Thomas R. McNutt, also known as “Tom, Sr.”.  Mr. McNutt … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday UFCW!

UFCW Turns 35 Today! The United Food and Commercial Workers union was formed on Aug. 8, 1979 when the Amalgamated Meat Cutters and Butcher Workers of North America officially merged with the Retail Clerks International Union. The newly merged union became the … Continue reading

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