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Lake Charles

October 22nd, 2021

Important Health Care Benefit reminders and FAQs for Lake Charles, Sulphur and Alexandria associates

Beginning January 1, 2022, Kroger will be providing your health care benefits through a new plan—a plan that Kroger will administer, will be financially stable, and will not require you to take the types of benefit reductions and cost increases for the life of this contract that were forced on you in the past under the South-Central Health and Welfare Fund. OPEN ENROLLMENT STARTS ON NOVEMBER 1.

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Lake Charles

October 19th, 2021

Company Moves Forward with Wage Increases and Health Care in Company-Administered Plan

Kroger and UFCW Local 455 began bargaining your Lake Charles, Sulphur, and Alexandria Retail and Meat contracts in May. As you know last week, we attempted once again to reach an agreement with the union on a new cont...

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Lake Charles

October 15th, 2021

Negotiations Update: Parties Remain Deadlocked on Health Care

Kroger and UFCW Local 455 met on Tuesday, October 12, to discuss our Last, Best, and Final Offer on your Lake Charles, Sulphur, and Alexandria Retail clerks.  As you may remember, in attempt to reach an agreement, Kro...

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Lake Charles

October 9th, 2021

What’s in our Kroger Prescription Plans Proposal?

Kroger wants to provide secure and affordable health care benefits for the life of your contract. Kroger presented a Last, Best, and Final Offer to Local 455 on September 17, which included health care being provided ...

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Lake Charles

September 27th, 2021

Get the Facts on Lake Charles Negotiations

It’s unfortunate that UFCW Local 455 continues to mislead you, our associates in Lake Charles, Sulphur, and Alexandria. Our Last, Best, and Final Offers for the Lake Charles Meat clerks and Retail clerks are official ...

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Lake Charles

September 18th, 2021

Secure. Affordable. Modern. Health Care.

  Kroger wants to provide secure and affordable health care benefits for the life of your contract. As a reminder, your health care benefits over the last few years have been anything but stable. Despite the comp...

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