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Lake Charles

May 8th, 2021

Lake Charles and Sulphur Contract Update

Kroger Houston and UFCW Local 455 met on May 6 and 7 to bargain your new contract. The parties are making good progress and have tentatively agreed on several items. Kroger Houston wants to reach an agreement that will benefit all Lake Charles and Sulphur associates for years to come with: Secure and stable jobs Wage increases Reliable and affordable health care benefits Pension benefit for when you retire The bargaining parties will be meeting again soon to continue discussions on your new contract. If you have any further questions, please contact your store leader, who will continue to keep you updated.  Please retu...

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March 12th, 2021

Company Remains Firm on Health Care After Meeting with Union

Last week, we shared that we were scheduled to meet with Local 455 and other UFCW locals on March 9 to further discuss options on health care.  During these meetings, the union continued to press for a health and welf...

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March 5th, 2021

Kroger Houston Responds

Positive Changes Taking Shape for Associates We are proud of the Kroger family’s response to the latest challenges facing Texas and our communities right here in Houston. We know it hasn’t been easy, and we appreciate...

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February 4th, 2021

Wage Increases Effective February 7

Thank you for your continued commitment to our customers and your patience throughout the bargaining process. We have nothing new to report on negotiations other than we are continuing to have open dialogue with Local...

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Get the Facts

January 24th, 2021

Union Health and Safety News Is Misleading and Irresponsible

UFCW Local 455 is shamefully trying to create fear and uncertainty with their misleading claims and it’s time for them to stop using the tragedy of the pandemic to satisfy their own political agenda and convince you t...

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Negotiations

January 22nd, 2021

Negotiations Update: Union’s Proposal Falls Short Again

Kroger Houston and UFCW Local 455 met again this week to continue discussions. The union once again proposed a health care plan that essentially is the South-Central fund in disguise. This is the third meeting with th...

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