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...

Union Leader: Fall 2016

On the Cover: Stronger Together: Members Unite for Giant/Safeway Bargaining High Stakes in November Elections 2016 Elections Guide Local 400 ACTS! Profiles of Four Members Making a Difference Lipton Workers Vote Union Yes! Local 400 Members Save Their Stores...
Union Leader Spring 2016

Union Leader Spring 2016

On the Cover: Kroger Roanoke Members Mobilize for Bargaining Presidential Campaign Not a Reality TV Show “Right To Work” Rammed Through in W.Va. Va. Member Fight “Right To Work” Amendment “Just Hours” Bill Before D.C. City Council...