2013: A Year in Review
We were scrolling through our archives looking for the highlights of 2013! This year was packed with collective bargaining and growth successes, community events and political victories! We had a tough time choosing, so we picked a moment or two from each month! Click the headlines to read the full stories. Have a Happy New Year!
Nurses Week (May 6-10) we featured Local 400 members who service our communities every day as nurses! Thank you for all that you do to heal the sick, comfort the afflicted and save lives! Check out the feature stories here.
UFCW rejoins AFL-CIO
Victory for Bestway Workers!
UFCW Local 400 Giant and Safeway members voted to authorize union leadership to call a strike if no agreement is reached by the extended expiration date, Dec. 20. The members participated in several store actions including a flash mob! Check out the video here.
Contracts Ratified for Kroger Appomatox and Elizabeth Adam Crump Manor Nursing Home
Raise the Wage: We took a stand for increasing the minimum wage to $11.50 in Montgomery County and Prince George’s County and won! D.C. followed suit and voted unanimously on the first reading of the bill and on they again voted unanimously on Dec. 17 to raise their minimum wage to $11.50 by 2016 with CPI indexing. The next stop is Mayor Gray’s desk.