Maryland Paid Sick Days Law Takes Effect February 11

Maryland Paid Sick Days Law Takes Effect February 11

In a resounding victory for Maryland’s working families, the House of Delegates and Senate voted to override Gov. Larry Hogan’s veto of the Healthy Working Families Act, making it the law of the state. As a result, workers at Maryland employers with 15 or more...
Maryland Paid Sick Days Law Takes Effect February 11

Members Lead Fight for Maryland Earned Sick Leave Bill

Local 400 Shop Stewards Darlene Butler-Jones and Bill Osborn had never gone to Annapolis to meet with their state legislators, testified before the Maryland General Assembly or spoken out at rallies before. So when they were asked to help lead Local 400’s campaign to...
New Law Guarantees Eight Weeks of Paid Leave for New Parents in D.C.

New Law Guarantees Eight Weeks of Paid Leave for New Parents in D.C.

Starting in 2020, D.C. workers can take up to two weeks of paid sick leave, six weeks paid time off to care for sick loved ones and eight weeks of paid time off for new parents In a landmark victory for workers in the nation’s capital, the District of Columbia has...
Jibril Wallace: Fighting for Paid Leave

Jibril Wallace: Fighting for Paid Leave

Jibril Wallace has been working at the same Safeway in Washington, D.C. for 28 years, since she was a teenager helping her mother pay the bills. Now her income helps support her two children, ages 18 and 8. Through the years, Jibril moved up from courtesy clerk to...
Montgomery County Members Now Eligible for Paid Sick Days

Montgomery County Members Now Eligible for Paid Sick Days

Thanks to the Earned Sick and Safe Leave Act of 2015, a new law championed by UFCW Local 400 and our allies, if you work in Montgomery County, you can take paid time off if you or a loved one get sick. Starting October 30, 2016, as a UFCW Local 400 member working at...