Coronavirus Testing Free Through Union Health & Welfare Funds

Coronavirus Testing Free Through Union Health & Welfare Funds

Our union has negotiated changes to our Health & Welfare plans at several employers to ensure all testing and diagnostic services related to COVID-19 are free at no cost to you (including deductibles, co-payments and co-premiums). If you work at one of the...
Live Updates: New Policies in Effect at Giant, Kroger, Safeway & Shoppers

As Other Businesses Close, Union Grocery Stores are Hiring

The Coronavirus pandemic is not only an unprecedented public health threat — it is having a devastating impact on many people’s jobs, especially in the retail, travel and restaurant industries. Meanwhile, grocery stores are all staying open even as so many other...
Kroger Member Wins Back Pay, Gets Job Back After Year-Long Suspension

Kroger Member Wins Back Pay, Gets Job Back After Year-Long Suspension

For Local 400 member Claudia McCann, it was a year that seemingly had no end—until an arbitration won her job back and $34,485 in back pay. It all started with words. Claudia and a co-worker got into an argument—behind closed doors, not on the floor of Kroger #532 in...
Union Wins $31,855 in Back Pay for Kroger Meat Cutter in Appomattox

Union Wins $31,855 in Back Pay for Kroger Meat Cutter in Appomattox

For Local 400 member and Kroger meat cutter Clarence “Pete” Dickerson, justice was a long time coming. But when it arrived, it was sweet—to the tune of $31,855. Pete’s ordeal started more than eight years ago, when he transferred from his Kroger store in Richmond to...