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Local 400 Wins Seven Labor Communications Awards

Local 400’s quarterly magazine, the Union Leader won six awards, while the website took home another for the 2014 Labor Media Awards from the International Labor Communications Association (ILCA) for articles published in 2013. First Place Awards: Best Publication Design (Summer 2013) … Continue reading

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WV, KY, OH Kroger Bargaining Update: Bargaining Continues as Store Actions Build

An update from your Bargaining Committee: “We’re Ready To Fight! Contract negotiations continued this week. In addition to agreeing to an extension, meaning our current con- tract will remain in effect through October 31 and then on a day-to-day basis … Continue reading

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Hundreds Rally & March In Support of Walmart Associates “Fight for $15″ and Full Time Hours

Report by Union City—Hundreds of labor and community activists shut down K Street on Thursday as they marched on the Walton Family Foundation’s 18th Street offices to call out the big-box giant for paying low wages while amassing huge wealth … Continue reading

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WV, KY, OH KROGER BARGAINING UPDATE: CONTRACT EXTENDED

Today we signed an agreement to extend our current contract through October 31, 2014. The contract will remain in effect day-to-day after that, but can be cancelled by either us or Kroger with 72 hours written notice. Everything in our … Continue reading

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Local 400 Recommends Virginia Candidates for Upcoming November Election!

Candidate feature: John Foust John Foust is Local 400’s recommended candidate for the Virginia seat on the US Congress. Foust is an advocate for policies that expand the middle class by creating jobs and opportunities. He will work to end … Continue reading

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Tomorrow is the deadline to register vote!

From Union City–Reminder: Tuesday, October 14th is the last day to register and be able to vote in the 2014 general election in the District of Columbia*, Maryland and Virginia. Click here for details on registering in the District, Maryland … Continue reading

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West Virginia Kroger Bargaining Update

Holding the Line on Health Care, a message from your bargaining committee!

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Low-Wage Economy Exposed!

JOIN US OCTOBER 16, 2014 at 11:00a.m.at the AFL-CIO  (815 16th St. NW Washington, D.C. 20006) as we expose the low-wage economy!  U.S. income inequality is now the highest since 1928. The pope, the president, economists and even business leaders all … Continue reading

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Local 400 Recommends Maryland Candidates for November 4 Election!

Sue Kullen is Local 400’s recommended candidate for the Maryland State Delegate seat, representing a district in Calvert County. “Annapolis needs to focus on policies that affect our hard-working, middle-class families,” said Kullen. “The State of Maryland will rise or … Continue reading

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Shoppers Food and Pharmacy Bargaining Committee Rally Coworkers for Fair Contract

On Monday, October 6, the bargaining committee visited stores and asked their coworkers to sign pledge cards to turn in to store management that read, “We demand a fair contract with fully-funded health care NOW, and we’re willing to fight … Continue reading

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