UFCW Local 400 members working at Metropolitan Meat, Seafood & Poultry in Hyattsville, Md. voted overwhelmingly to ratify a new four-year contract.

The new contract includes several key improvements, including better pay and additional paid sick/personal days. The starting hourly pay rate was increased from $15.30 to $16.60 for lowest paid worker.

Voting took place on September 2nd and members voted 19–1 in favor of ratifying the agreement.