UFCW Local 400 Statement on Unilever Spinning Off Tea Business

UFCW Local 400 Statement on Unilever Spinning Off Tea Business

On July 23, 2020, Unilever officially announced that it will spin off much of its tea business into a “separate entity” and that it expects its separation to be complete by the end of 2021. This announcement comes at the end of a so-called strategic review by Unilever...
UFCW Local 400 Statement on Unilever Spinning Off Tea Business

Lipton Agrees to Pay Employees During COVID Screenings

Unilever recently implemented COVID-19 health screenings of all employees entering its Lipton facility in Suffolk, Virginia. The screenings meant additional unpaid time spent at work waiting in line for the screening. But after the union filed a grievance to object to...
UFCW Local 400 Statement on Unilever Spinning Off Tea Business

Lipton Responds to Petition With Attendance Bonus

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, many UFCW Local 400-represented employers provided increased pay to essential employees. Last week, we launched a petition demanding that Lipton increase pay. Nearly 200 people signed. Today, we can report that our efforts...
Poll: Should Lipton Lower Vacation Limits?

Poll: Should Lipton Lower Vacation Limits?

Do you work at Lipton? Please take a moment to complete our quick poll below! Currently, Lipton has a limit on the number of employees within a job classification who may take vacation at the same time. Management is proposing to lower the current limits as follows:...