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Local 400 has reached an agreement with Bethesda Biomedical, Inc. to represent medical marijuana workers in Maryland once the state approves the company’s license to operate. The agreement guarantees high wages, healthcare, a retirement pension and other benefits to future … Continue reading
The preliminary application for the UFCW Scholarship must be postmarked by December 31, 2015. 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
United Food & Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 400 members overwhelmingly re-elected President Mark Federici, Secretary-Treasurer Lavoris “Mikki” Harris, Recorder Vivian Siguoin, and the entire “Federici” slate to full terms as leaders of the 35,000 member union. “Federici and Harris have … Continue reading
Gabriela Ferrufino Leesburg, Va. Aereen Lapuz Manassas, Va. Kalinda Vathupola Germantown, Va. Lauren Wong Burke, Va. Waruna Yapamudiyanselage Clarksburg, Md. Omar El Sheikh Fairfax, Va.
Local 400’s quarterly magazine, the Union Leader won three awards, while the website won general excellence in its category and the social media campaign “#KrogerStrong” took home third place overall for the 2015 Labor Media Awards from the International Labor Communications Association (ILCA) for articles … Continue reading
Today, labor unions from across the state of Virginia gathered in Williamsburg for the annual AFL-CIO convention. Unions representing electricians, grocery clerks, steelworkers, nurses, teachers and more have gathered for two days to develop bold new strategies for workers in … Continue reading
Join your union brothers and sisters to watch WVU battle University of Maryland at Milan Puskar Stadium for Union Day Sept. 9, 2015. Discount tickets are $45 per person. Get your tickets here and enter the promo code: UNION15.
Happy (Almost) Birthday UFCW! 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 UFCW. Click … Continue reading
New Kroger member Julie King is the Active Ballot Club winner for the month of June. When asked why she joined ABC she said, “Because I know the union will fight for me and try to increase wages so people … Continue reading