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Safety on Your Side: Test Your Knowledge

What is the number one cause of injuries in Local 400 members’ workplaces? It pays to know the answer, because the more you’re aware of the risks you face, the better able you are to protect yourself, prevent accidents and … Continue reading

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Safety Quiz Answers

Now that you’ve taken the safety quiz to text your knowledge, how many did you get correct? 1) Grocery and retail stores, and barber and beauty shops The correct answer is C) Slips, trips and falls. There are more than … Continue reading

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Why It’s Imperative That The Millennial Generation Learn About Unions — Right Now

According to David Tindell, Digital Media Coordinator at Union Plus, in a posting  he wrote for Blue Nation Review, there are two trends that “mean millennials need to learn about unions —like yesterday.” 1. An increase of freelance workers  This … Continue reading

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Groundbreaking Paid Sick Days Legislation Signed Into Law

After unanimously passing the county council last week, today, Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett officially signed into law one of the strongest paid sick days policies in the country. U.S. Secretary of Labor Tom Perez applauded the legislation during today’s press conference, saying a … Continue reading

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Montgomery County Members, Join Us in Our Efforts To Guarantee Paid Sick Leave For County Employees

ATTENTION MONTGOMERY COUNTY FAMILIES The County Council needs to hear from you! If you’re sick, you shouldn’t have to go to work. Unfortunately, that is the reality for too many of our friends and neighbors. But now we have a … Continue reading

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Virginia Primary Election is June 9th!


We’re gearing up for the June 9th primaries in Virginia, and last month, we announced our recommended candidates as part of a powerful coalition with our partners CASA in Action, SEIU 512, SEIU 32BJ, the Mid-Atlantic Laborers, and the National … Continue reading

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UFCW Local 400 At Yorktown, Va. Kroger Grand Opening

Upon the closing of Kroger 534 in Yorktown, Kroger 555 reopened on May 13 across the street in a new and more updated space. Our Kroger brothers and sisters worked long and hard hours preparing the store’s for the grand … Continue reading

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Welcome to Local 400 Bestway Falls Church!

Yesterday we welcomed Bestway Falls Church, VA to our union family! The workers ratified their first contract and join their fellow UFCW Local 400 Bestway employees from Silver Spring, Maryland. UNION STRONG!

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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 shows, the fun promotions, or the … Continue reading

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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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