With the strike by 31,000 UFCW Stop & Shop workers in New England now entering its second week, DC-area UFCW members are showing their support at supermarkets across the region. "We have got their backs and we stand ready to assist and support them in every way possible," says Local 400. Going nearly two months without a contract, UFCW members have faced threats to their wages, health care, retirement and overall livelihoods. Click here to sign the petition.
PLUS: Click here to hear Kristen Johnson, a deli manager and shop steward -- and UFCW Local 1445 member -- at the Stop & Shop in Somerville, Massachusetts, on why she's on strike, on the latest AFL-CIO's State of the Unions podcast.
photo: UFCW 400 members at Giant
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