Local 400 Members Lead Efforts to Raise Virginia Minimum Wage

Local 400 Members Lead Efforts to Raise Virginia Minimum Wage

For Local 400 members Felicia Miller, Lisa Harris and Kristy Lee Vance, it was a lesson in the power of union activism. Over the course of several weeks, they met with a majority of Virginia’s state senators and delegates, urging them to pass desperately-needed...
Tentative Agreement Reached with Safeway Early This Morning

Tentative Agreement Reached with Safeway Early This Morning

After six months of negotiations, and more than two weeks after we reached a tentative deal with Giant, we are pleased to announce that we have reached a tentative agreement with Safeway at 2:00 a.m. this morning. We will present the details of the proposed contract...
Tentative Agreement Reached with Safeway Early This Morning

No Deal With Safeway – Strike Vote March 5th

After negotiating into the night, we still do not have a deal with Safeway. What Safeway has on the table is still far from the tentative agreement with Giant. This week there has been no new progress. Safeway’s proposal still does not fully fund our pension. They...
Tentative Agreement Reached with Safeway Early This Morning

Safeway Refuses to Fund Pension, Strike Vote March 5th

Today we met with Safeway negotiators for the first time since Tuesday. While we made progress on several of our goals earlier this week, we remain far apart on pension. Safeway is continuing to refuse to fund our pension. A pension is a promise. After decades of hard...
Tentative Agreement Reached with Safeway Early This Morning

Safeway Continues to Refuse to Fund Pension

10 Days Until Strike Vote at Safeway We met with Safeway negotiators today and yesterday for the first time since announcing our intent to take a strike vote if we are unable to reach a fair agreement. The last time we sat down with Safeway was on February 13. We made...
March 5: Strike Vote at Safeway, Contract Vote on Giant Proposal

March 5: Strike Vote at Safeway, Contract Vote on Giant Proposal

On Thursday, March 5, we will be holding contract meetings for Giant and Safeway members. Join us! Giant Food MeetingThursday, March 5, 2020 7:00 a.m. Registration8:00 a.m. Meeting Gaylord National Resort and Conference Center201 Waterfront St, Oxon Hill, MD...