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UFCW Local 400 At Yorktown, Va. Kroger Grand Opening

Upon the closing of Kroger 534 in Yorktown, Kroger 555 reopened on May 13 across the street in a new and more updated space. Our Kroger brothers and sisters worked long and hard hours preparing the store’s for the grand … Continue reading

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Welcome to Local 400 Bestway Falls Church!

Yesterday we welcomed Bestway Falls Church, VA to our union family! The workers ratified their first contract and join their fellow UFCW Local 400 Bestway employees from Silver Spring, Maryland. UNION STRONG!

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Take Them Out To the Ball Game

UFCW Local 400 members and their families are honored guests at the Bowie Baysox (AA Affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles) ALL SEASON LONG! Whether its is for  the baseball, one of our 19 fireworks shows, the fun promotions, or the … Continue reading

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Make Mom Proud by Giving Her a Union-Made Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is when we give back to the women who gave us life. Why not also make it a day to give back to and support union workers who help keep our country going? It’s easy to pamper mom … Continue reading

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Theme Park Union Discounts

SIX FLAGS UFCW Local 400 is now signed up for savings! Just log into your own Six Flags site to buy tickets with substantial savings to “print and go!” To access your special tickets, please go to sixflags.com/PartnerLogin or click this … Continue reading

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#PayVA Campaign Continues Though November Elections

Last year, Local 400 and its labor allies succeeded in raising the minimum wage in Maryland, Washington, D.C., and West Virginia, leaving Virginia lagging behind at $7.25/hour. To get Virginia’s living standards closer to the level of its neighbors, Local … Continue reading

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Kaiser Worker Treatment Cause of Concern

Unprecedented Number of Grievances Filed Once a model of labor-management cooperation, Kaiser Permanente has made troubling changes in the way it treats its health professionals, bringing in managers lacking experience in a union environment, disregarding the terms of the collective … Continue reading

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Boycott Kroger Marketplace in Hampton Roads and Staples Mill! 

Spread the Word & Share With Everyone You Know!  We all know Kroger is trying to drive good, union jobs out of Virginia! They have been opening non-union stores across the state, taking good jobs out of our communities, driving … Continue reading

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Safety on Your Side: How High Can a Pallet Be Safely Stacked?

How high can a pallet be safely stacked? That’s a question Local 400 members find themselves asking all too often. When goods come into supermarkets and grocery stores, they are supposed to be safe to unload, move and unpack. Yet … Continue reading

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Kroger Workers Rally to Keep Jobs

By UFCW International— Kroger workers, customers and community allies gathered in front of the Frederick Boulevard Kroger last week to protest the company’s unfair treatment of union store workers. The company closed the Portsmouth Kroger Food & Drug store on … Continue reading

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