Kroger Houston and UFCW Local 455 met again today. Unfortunately, the union continues to insist on keeping your benefits in a health and welfare trust fund. We have made it clear to the union many times that the company-administered plan is the best option for our associates to have secure, reliable and affordable health care.
We know negotiations can be stressful and filled with a lot of uncertainty, especially when the union uses actions like demonstrations and the threat of a strike to try and disrupt our business. We regret the stress these actions likely cause for you and your family.
If a strike is called, we have contingency plans in place so our stores will remain open and ready to serve customers.
You have rights during a strike. We are continuing to hear from many associates that they want to continue working if a strike or work stoppage is called. Here are some things you should know in the event of a strike and you want to work:
When making your decision to strike or work, consider this:
Kroger is making unprecedented investments in you. Why would anyone jeopardize that with a strike? A strike is a reckless course of action. No one wins in a strike. Do what’s right for you and your family!Return To Front Page