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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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ATTENTION: ALL GIANT & SAFEWAY EMPLOYEES!

A mailing was sent to your homes a few weeks ago from your benefit administrator, Associated Administrators, regarding your maintenance of benefits. You must complete Payroll Deduction for to maintain your benefits for 2015. FAILURE TO RETURN FORMS WILL RESULT … Continue reading

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Stand with DC #WalmartStrikers This Black Friday

Walmart pushed its way into DC by offering good jobs for DC residents, even promising $13/hour wages. In December of last year, the first two stores opened up. Now, less than one year later, Walmart associates in DC are calling on … Continue reading

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Kroger WV, KY, OH New Negotiated Pay Scale Explained

Here are a few examples we put together to better explain the new pay scales in the 3-year agreement which was ratified November 3, 2014. Example 1: Part Time My name is George and I started working for Kroger in … Continue reading

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Shoppers Bargaining Update: We Won’t Stop Until We Get A Fair Contract!

Over the last two weeks your bargaining advisory committee has visited every store in the area, spreading the message that we need to stand together and let management know that we need a fair contract NOW! Unfortunately, things are still … Continue reading

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Union Leader—Fall 2014

On the Cover: Kroger Members Win Long Battle: Activism in Richmond-Tidewater Areas Secures Strong Contract Pivotal Elections November 4th 2014 Voting Guide Local 400 ACTS! Bestway Silver Spring Workers Ratify Contract Shoppers Bargaining Continues Smithfield Workers Join Local 400 Flip … Continue reading

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Kroger Members Ratify Three-Year Collective Bargaining Agreement!

Maintains Health Benefits, Retirement Security, Standard of Living CHARLESTON, November 3 — Members of United Food & Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 400 today voted to ratify a new, three-year collective bargaining agreement with Kroger in West Virginia, Ohio, and Kentucky … Continue reading

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Tentative Agreement Reached with Kroger!

A message from the Kroger WVa, Ky., Ohio  bargaining committee: Early Saturday morning we reached a tentative agreement on a new contract. We are proud to have unanimously voted to recommend this tentative agreement at the contract meetings scheduled for … Continue reading

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