News

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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News

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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News

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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News

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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Get the Facts

November 15th, 2021

Providing You with the FACTS!

  We’ve been bargaining with Local 455 for nearly two years, and once again, we will provide you with the FACTS based on the Union’s most recent communication.

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Get the Facts

November 11th, 2021

Facts Over Antics

Why Does Local 455 Keep Up These Charades? UFCW Local 455 is again holding a vote for strike authorization, and again, you have been subjected to uncertainty and unneeded stress. Why is Local 455 going through these a...

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Negotiations

November 5th, 2021

No One Wins in a Strike

We have heard that the union is planning yet another strike authorization vote next week. Unfortunately, this means we must be prepared in the event the union chooses to take this action. That’s why you will see us ma...

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Other

November 1st, 2021

2022 Open Enrollment for Houston Associates

2022 Houston Associates: Open Enrollment starts November 1. Click this link to see a summary of benefits for those associates hired before 1.1.2021. Click this link to see a summary of benefits for those associates hi...

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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 re...

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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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