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12 Days of Discounts, brought to you by UnionPlus and UFCW Local 400 [VIDEO]

Did you know that the 12 Days of Christmas is really between December 25-Jan 5? We thought this would be a great opportunity to start to save you money in the New Year and offer a fun way to present … Continue reading

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2014: A Year in Review

This year has been packed with collective bargaining and growth successes, community events and political victories. As we look forward to the New Year ahead, here’s a quick trip through the 2014 highlights. Click the links within the headlines to … Continue reading

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ATTENTION SHOPPERS FOOD & PHARMACY MEMBERS!

Please double check your paystubs! Be sure to inform your coworkers by printing the graphic (at right) and either hand it out to others on your shift, or post it up on your store’s union bulletin board! Feel free to also … Continue reading

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UnionPlus Stands in Solidarity with UFCW Local 400 Family This Holiday Season 

Every year, Union Plus comes together to help family in need within our community around the holidays. After contacting the Community Services Agency, AFL-CIO, they identified a UFCW Local 400 family! Meet the Effa-Mboul’s, a family of 10 from Woodbridge, VA. … Continue reading

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UFCW Local 400 Union Hall is Moving!

By December 8, 2014, Local 400’s Landover union hall will be relocated to 8400 Corporate Dr. Suite 200, Landover, MD, which is just a two-minute drive around the corner from our current location. Click for directions! Please note: Friday, December 5, … Continue reading

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Black Friday Round Up: Calls for $15 and Hour, Full Time Work at Walmart Sweep Country

Repost from UFCW.org Walmart workers continued strikes in protest of company’s disregard for their rights NATIONWIDE – Tens of thousands of Americans protested at 1,600 Walmart stores across the country on Friday, calling on the company to pay associates a minimum … Continue reading

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Shoppers Workers Ratify Collective Bargaining Agreement Increases Pay, Protects Health and Retirement Security Member Activism Key to Bargaining Success

Members of United Food & Commercial Workers Local 400 working at Shoppers Food & Pharmacy today overwhelmingly ratified a new, three-year collective bargaining agreement that increases their wages and maintains their health and retirement security. The contract culminates a months-long, … Continue reading

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UFCW President Hansen Statement in Response to President Obama’s Executive Action on Immigration

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Joe Hansen, International President of the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union (UFCW), today released the following statement in response to President Obama’s plan to take executive action on immigration. “Today the President announced he will … Continue reading

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Tentative Agreement Reached with Shoppers Food & Pharmacy!

The strength and solidarity shown in every Shoppers store in the area over the past several months has resulted in a tentative agreement that has been unanimously approved by your bargaining advisory committee. This agreement, which will take us into … Continue reading

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Make it a Union-Made Thanksgiving

Gobble Gobble! Now that Halloween and Election Day are over, you may find yourself focusing on Thanksgiving plans—check out this guide from Union Plus for ways to celebrate with goods produced by your UFCW brothers and sisters! Another great resource … Continue reading

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