Our Union Family

About UFCW Local 400

UFCW Local 400 represents 35,000 members working in the retail food, health care, retail department store, food processing, service and other industries in Maryland, Virginia, Washington, D.C., West Virginia, Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee.

Members of Local 400 are an important part of a democratic organization, one with a very important goal: to help workers obtain and hold onto better paychecks, job security, decent fringe benefits and justice on the job. Local 400 attains these goals through the support, unity, and involvement of members, just like you; and through community and political involvement.

As a union member, your interests on the job are protected by your specially trained union steward, by Local 400’s highly experienced staff representatives, by our team of skilled lawyers, and other specialists. Additionally, the union brings a wealth of experience to the negotiating table, producing some of the best labor contracts in the country for our membership.

Local 400 is here to serve. If you have problems on the job, we want you to turn to us for help. We believe you’ll find being a part of Local 400 a rewarding experience.

The UFCW International Union

Local 400 is one of many local unions that are part of the UFCW family.

The United Food & Commercial Workers(UFCW) International Union is America’s neighborhood union—1.3 million members standing together to improve the lives of hard-working men and women & to build a brighter future for our families and our communities.

We’re a proud union family that helps feed, serve, and provide for America’s hard-working families.

From retail stores to pharmacies, food processing to manufacturing, our incredible members work hard because America’s working and middle class families work hard. Whether it’s at your grocery or a department store, or even your local pharmacy, our 1.3 million members are your friends and neighbors, and we’re there to help your family achieve a better life.

It’s why every day, all across the towns and cities we call home, we’re united behind one goal: helping to improve the lives and futures of working and middle-class families all across America.

Learn more about America’s neighborhood union at UFCW.org.

UFCW Local 400 represents workers at a variety of employers: