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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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Letter from President Federici: Kroger Richmond/Tidewater Meetings Postponed

Dear Kroger Local 400 Member: By now I’m sure you are well aware that UFCW Local 400 has been in negotiations with Kroger management for a successor contract. Several major retail food contracts between UFCW Local Unions and Kroger have … Continue reading

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WVU Union Day Football Game—Discount Tickets!

We will be giving away a pair of WVU Vs. Towson tickets at each of our Contract Mobilization Meetings! The inaugural union day game is scheduled for September 6, 2014 at Milan Puskar Stadium! However, you can purchase them on … Continue reading

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West Virginia Kroger Contract Mobilization Meetings Scheduled!

Local 400 has scheduled special meetings for all West Virginia Kroger members to provide an opportunity for Local 400 members to actively participate in issues concerning your upcoming contract negotiations. Please plan to attend ONE of these Contract Mobilization Meetings: … Continue reading

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On behalf of UFCW Local 400’s officers, staff, and members, President Mark P. Federici would like to extend its deepest sympathy to the McNutt family on the recent death of Thomas R. McNutt, also known as “Tom, Sr.”.  Mr. McNutt … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday UFCW!

UFCW Turns 35 Today! 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 … Continue reading

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Attention Giant Food Meat Department

If you or your coworkers are cutting any meat and are not on a meat cutter rate of pay we want to hear from you as soon as possible! We would like to know who is using the saw, grinder … Continue reading

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Kroger Bargaining Update: Contract Extended

All terms and conditions of your union contract remain in full force until midnight, September 6th! Solidarity = Power at the bargaining table! We need to continue to show Kroger management that we are standing strong and together during this … Continue reading

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UFCW International President Hansen Statement in Support of Making Union Organizing a Civil Right

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Joe Hansen, International President of the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union (UFCW), today released the following statement regarding the Employee Empowerment Act. “Martin Luther King, Jr. referred to organized labor as the ‘principal force that transformed misery and despair … Continue reading

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NoVA Labor Federation’s Annual Labor Day Picnic!

NoVA Labor Federation’s Annual Labor Day Picnic! Monday, September 1, 2014 from noon-3:00p.m. Veteran’s Memorial Park 14300 Featherstone Rd. Woodbridge, VA Look for the LARGE TENT Pavilion Come celebrate NoVA Labor’s 20th Anniversary! “Honoring the past, building for the future” … Continue reading

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