Submit Comments to the Virginia Safety and Health Codes Board

Submit Comments to the Virginia Safety and Health Codes Board

The Virginia Safety and Health Codes Board will be meeting on June 24, 2020 to discuss proposed regulations that, if enacted, could make workplaces much safer for grocery, food and meat processing, and health care workers in Virginia. The board has invited the public...
Nov 24 & 26: Take Action for a Fair Contract at Giant & Safeway!

Nov 24 & 26: Take Action for a Fair Contract at Giant & Safeway!

Safeway and Giant refuse to negotiate a fair deal. It’s time to put the pressure on! Join us at an action near you: Sunday, November 24, 2019 12:00 p.m. Noon – 2:00 p.m. Giant #778 (41 W Lee Hwy, Warrenton, VA)Safeway #1019 (1624 Belle View Blvd, Alexandria,...
Take Action to Save Our Pension at Safeway!

Take Action to Save Our Pension at Safeway!

Cerberus Capital Management, the private equity firm that owns Albertsons/Safeway, is trying to abandon Safeway’s promise to secure our pension benefits. Without this promise, current and future retirees may see significant cuts to their pension benefits, or lose them...
June 24-28: Take A Stand at Shoppers

June 24-28: Take A Stand at Shoppers

For far too long, the future of Shoppers Food & Pharmacy has been in question. We don’t know when and we don’t know how, but one thing seems clear: thanks to a decision by the corporate office of Shoppers’ parent company, it’s only a matter of time before all...
Local 400 Stands in Solidarity with Striking Stop & Shop Workers

Local 400 Stands in Solidarity with Striking Stop & Shop Workers

This afternoon, 31,000 UFCW members working at Stop & Shop stores in New England walked off the job. Stop & Shop—like Giant Food in Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia—is a banner of the Dutch-Belgian conglomerate Ahold Delhaize. Stop & Shop workers...
Ten Safeway Employees Awarded $11,000 in Back Pay

Ten Safeway Employees Awarded $11,000 in Back Pay

Alex Falsinotti has been working at Safeway #1365 in Fairfax, Virginia for almost two years. Officially he works in the Seafood Department, but on most days whoever is scheduled to work the Meat Department leaves around 2 or 3 p.m., and Alex is forced to man both...