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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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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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Negotiations

January 15th, 2021

An Update from Union Meetings this Week

This week, the company met with Local 455. During the first session, our discussions focused on COVID and our safety measures. Your well-being continues to remain our top priority as we continue to navigate the pandem...

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Negotiations

December 31st, 2020

Thank You and Negotiations Update

Thank you for your commitment and dedication to our customers during this holiday season. We know this year’s celebrations were different, but because of you our customers had the fresh products and goods that they ne...

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December 16th, 2020

What is Your Union Not Sharing with You?

Today, we met with Local 455 and continue to remain at impasse over health care. Your union continues to criticize the company-administered plan, but have they shared what their entire health care proposal would mean ...

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News

December 11th, 2020

Understanding Your Rights and Options

We continue to hear about union activity, including discussing the possibility of a strike with associates and, in some cases, even encouraging associates to walk out during their shift. We understand that a potential...

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December 9th, 2020

Our Last, Best and Final Offer: The Real Facts

Since negotiations began in February, we have been very transparent on our proposals and offers, keeping you and your co-workers informed every step of the way through your store leader and by posting all our proposal...

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December 6th, 2020

Union-Related Paycheck Deductions to Stop Until Further Notice

We have heard from many associates that continue to be frustrated with UFCW Local 455’s refusal to allow a vote on our Last, Best and Final Offer. Many of you are also asking about the possibility of a work stoppage a...

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Negotiations

December 5th, 2020

Answering Your Questions About a Strike

On Thursday, UFCW Local 455 notified Kroger Houston that it would not allow its members to vote on our Last, Best and Final Offer with reinstated Ratification Bonus for all associates. We have heard that many of you a...

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