News

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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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 wil...

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News

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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News

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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News

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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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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Get the Facts

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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