Sep 12: Rally for a Fair Contract at Giant & Safeway

Sep 12: Rally for a Fair Contract at Giant & Safeway

Are you ready to fight for a fair contract at Giant & Safeway? Are you sick of your store being understaffed? Not getting enough hours? Being asked to do two jobs for the price of one? Negotiations with Giant & Safeway on our next union contract will begin in...
Safeway Undermined by Private Equity Plunderers

Safeway Undermined by Private Equity Plunderers

How Cerberus Capital Management Threatens the Future of Safeway As Local 400 members prepare for bargaining with Safeway (as well as Giant) as part of the 2019 negotiations, one factor looms as perhaps the greatest obstacle we face: the toxic impact of private equity...
Marc Elrich for Montgomery County Executive

Marc Elrich for Montgomery County Executive

After years of leading many fights for working families—including passage of a $15/hour minimum wage—Montgomery County Councilman Marc Elrich more than earned Local 400’s enthusiastic recommendation in his campaign for Montgomery County Executive. Local 400’s support...

Scholarships Awarded to Four Children of Local 400 Members

Four children of Local 400 members have been awarded Scholarships to help fund their college education in the 2018-2019 school year. The FELRA & UFCW Health and Welfare Scholarship Fund provides $2,500 scholarships to help cover the cost of higher education for...

Safeway Stocker Reinstated with Back Pay After Wrongful Suspension

“They threw me under the bus.” Fortunately for Local 400 member Eric Jarrett, that wasn’t the end of the story. Eric works as an overnight stocker at Safeway #1019 in Alexandria, Virginia. His store is one of the few locations that is supposed to be open 24 hours. But...