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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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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 shoes, the fun promotions, or the … 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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Equal Pay Day: Why Being a Union Gal Pays

Yesterday was Equal Pay Day! Did you know the reason why it’s celebrated on a Tuesday? It’s because that’s how long it takes women to play catch up and earn what men earned in the previous week. As for being in the … Continue reading

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Update Your Information!

Update your information! Have you changed stores or moved houses? Maybe you got married or changed your name? Well we need to know about it! Often employers don’t send us updated information timely…so please do us a solid and update … Continue reading

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