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Active Ballot Club Winner from Peapod!

  Local 400 member Alvin McCole from Peapod recently won the Active Ballot Club (ABC) Contest, receiving a $250 gift card as a “thank you” for participating in the UFCW’s political action committee.  When Alvin was presented with his certificate, he looked down and then … Continue reading

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Montgomery and Prince George’s Minimum Wage Increase Officially in Effect

Montgomery County political, labor and community allies gathered Wednesday morning to celebrate the start of Montgomery County’s new minimum wage, which goes into effect that day. The group, which came together earlier this year to support the regional effort to raise … Continue reading

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Local 400 Endorses D.C. Candidates for Nov. Election

Local 400 Endorses D.C. Candidates for City Council Election Elissa Silverman and Rev. Graylan Hagler for D.C. City Council At-Large seats in the upcoming election! Elissa Silverman was extremely active in the D.C. fight for the Large Retailer Accountability Act … Continue reading

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UFCW Local 400 Members Working at Kroger Ratify Four-Year Collective Bargaining Agreement

Maintains Health Benefits, Retirement Security, Standard of Living Members of United Food & Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 400 today voted overwhelmingly to ratify a new, four-year collective bargaining agreement with Kroger in the Richmond and Tidewater areas that preserves their … Continue reading

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Local 400 Appoints New Executive Board Members!

Congratulations to Mark Underwood shop steward at Giant #788 in Centreville, Va., Kimberly Mitchell shop steward and special representative from Macy’s, and Tiffany Flowers, Local 400’s organizing director for being appointed to the Executive Board last Tuesday September 16, 2014. … Continue reading

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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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