This year has been packed with collective bargaining and growth successes, community events and political victories. As we look forward to the New Year ahead, here’s a quick trip through the 2014 highlights. Click the links within the headlines to read the full stories. 

Began our fight to Raise Maryland’s minimum wage after the D.C. and Montgomery and Prince George’s county minimum wage legislation victories! 

UFCW Local 400 Endorses Vincent Orange for D.C. Mayor 

Why a being a union member with a union contract pays off when it comes to company mergers and acquisitions. 

Minimum Wage Victory in Maryland! 

Handy chart for all minimum wage increases over the coming years.  In 2015, we’re looking to #PayVA!

Omega Protein Ratifies Three-year Collective Bargaining Agreement & Bestway Mt. Vernon Votes for Union Recognition

Shop Stewards Taking Action: Canvassing for Anthony Brown in Maryland, Member Sign Up in Virginia
Shop Stewards from Giant and Safeway in Maryland, DC and Virginia stores gathered for a seminar to go over new bargaining health benefits as well as changes around the Federal ACA. During the Maryland/DC meeting on Tuesday, stewards clad in yellow UFCW Local 400 branded ponchos canvassed at near by stores for Local 400 endorsed candidate for the Governor of Maryland, Anthony Brown who also made an appearance at the seminar (check out the photos here)Thursday, the Virginia Giant and Safeway Shop Stewards after receiving a training on how to sign up members in closed shop state, they broke out into teams and went to nearby northern Virginia stores to sign up non-members. By the end of the day the stewards collected over 20 new member applications!

Maryland Giant and Safeway members canvassing for our candidate for MD Governor, Anthony Brown.

UFCW Local 400 Kaiser Permanente Members “Walk, Talk and Lead Change!”

After hijacking the new Kroger Marketplace grand opening earlier in the month, Local 400 and Local 23 Kroger Stewards “Bring the Heat” to Kroger! 

#KrogerStrong campaign began to heat up and travel across the country!

Buttons were sent out to UFCW local unions in Indiana, Michigan, North Carolina, Ohio, Kentucky, and Illinois! We are showing Kroger that when we stick together our solidarity is strong! [VIDEO]

Shoppers Stewards Mobilize Members for Upcoming Negotiations [PHOTOS]

Walmart Moms Lead Strike in D.C. on Shareholder Meeting Day [VIDEO]

Raising the Wage and Your Health in D.C. 

Smithfield Distribution Center Workers Vote Union YES! 

Endorsed Candidate for Prince George’s County Council Wins Close Race! 

Kroger Contract Extended: Members say “Raises Over Roses”

Kudos to Annapolis Police Officers Serving Our Community! Steward Charles Bealefeld organized efforts benefiting Maryland Special Olympics! Read the full article in the Baltimore Sun!

Local 400 Appoints New Executive Board Members

UFCW Local 400 Members working at Kroger Richmond/Tidewater Ratify Four-Year Collective Bargaining Agreement 


Shoppers Food and Pharmacy Bargaining Committee Rally Coworkers

Local 400 Wins Seven Labor Communications Awards! 

Black Friday Round Up: Walmart Strikers Call for $15/Hr and Full Time Work

West Virginia Kroger Members Ratify Three-Year Collective Bargaining Agreement

Shoppers Workers Ratify Collective Bargaining Agreement Increases Pay, Protects Health and Retirement Security Member Activism Key to Bargaining Success

UnionPlus Stands in Solidarity with UFCW Local 400 Family This Holiday Season


UFCW Local 400 Union Hall Moved! We’re now located at 8400 Corporate Dr. Suite 200 Landover, MD
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