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November 19th, 2021

Kroger Houston Invests $225 Million for Affordable, High-Quality Health Care for Nearly 8,000 Eligible Associates

  While UFCW Local 455 Threatens to Strike to Protect Union-Preferred Health Care Plan Kroger Houston Division lauds the news that nearly 8,000 eligible Houston associates joined the company-administered health care p...

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November 18th, 2021

Kroger Invests $281 Million in Houston Associates as Union Threatens Employee Gains

  UFCW Local 455 Wants to Take Associates Backwards in Health Care Benefits

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November 18th, 2021

A Thank You Message from the Kroger Houston President, Laura Urquiza Gump

Thank you for your hard work and what you bring to our company as we continue to serve our customers and prepare for the upcoming holiday season.

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November 16th, 2021

It’s Business as Usual: Strike authorization does not mean a strike.

Report to work according to your regular schedule. We understand the union is reporting that it has received strike authorization from the Houston Bargaining Unit members.

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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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July 26th, 2021

You Should Know

Here’s a quick update on scheduled pay increases, negotiations and where things stand as we head into next week:

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June 11th, 2021

Rumors of Another Strike Authorization Vote

We have heard from a number of you that UFCW Local 455 has been in stores encouraging associates to attend a quarterly membership meeting to possibly vote once again on strike authorization. We don’t understand why th...

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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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