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...
April 19: Rally for a Fair Contract at Macy’s

April 19: Rally for a Fair Contract at Macy’s

As we negotiate our next union contract with Macy’s, we are fighting for better pay, better schedules, and better healthcare. We’re taking a stand — not just for Macy’s workers here in the Washington Metropolitan region, but across the country. We’ve teamed up...
Don’t Go It Alone: Know Your Weingarten Rights

Don’t Go It Alone: Know Your Weingarten Rights

As a member of the UFCW, you have the peace of mind of knowing your manager cannot force you into a one-on-one disciplinary meeting with them. All you have to do is request to your manager that your union representative or shop steward be present, and we can be there...