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...
Member Wins Grievance, Receives Back Pay

Member Wins Grievance, Receives Back Pay

For 29 years, Mary Stephens had worked at the Parkersburg Care Center (now owned by Genesis Healthcare, Inc.) in Parkersburg, W.Va., the first 15 years in dietary and the last 14 years in laundry. By all accounts, she was a model employee and Local 400 member. Two...
Kroger Shop Steward Speaks at Canadian UFCW Conference

Kroger Shop Steward Speaks at Canadian UFCW Conference

Inspires Sisters and Brothers to Mobilize Members “There’s an activist in everybody. At some point, you’re going to get pissed off about something enough that you’ll want to make a change. It’s in each and every member. It just needs to be hit on.” That’s the message...