The Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) for the new contract between our Union, UFCW Local 1996, and the Kroger Co. is available to view and download.  .  Please click on the links below to be directed to the information you are looking for.

What’s in the MOA?

For the Atlanta, GA contract MOA  CLICK HERE.

For the Savannah, GA contract MOA  CLICK HERE.


HMCHealthWorks is a program designed specifically with your well-being in mind. Made available to participants of the UFCW Unions and Employers Health & Welfare Fund, this program is provided to improve your health, prevent disease and improve your quality of life.

All of our members and their families can benefit from this monthly newsletter.

September is National Recovery Month: Click here to learn more….

$10,000.00 Hurricane Relief for Our Union Families

Members of UFCW Local 455 in Houston, TX., their families and neighbors, are experiencing terrible loss and disruption from Hurricane Harvey. The pictures on TV do not begin to capture the personal loss and damage our union brothers and sisters have gone through the past several days. We are praying that the end of Hurricane Harvey’s catastrophic devastation is near.

Local 1996 has donated $10,000.00 to the relief efforts for our union families in Houston. Many of you have asked what you can do to help. Please find below the information where you may send whatever financial assistance you would like:

Membership Assistance Fund
121 Northpoint Dr
Houston Texas 77060

Our Members Truly Need All The Help They Can Get!
Thank You, God Bless You and All The Members of Local 455

Steve Lomax
President Local 1996

UFCW Local 1996: Atlanta Mayor Endorsement

Ceasar PicPRESS RELEASE:  ATLANTA (August 7, 2017) – Today the United Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW) formally endorsed Ceasar Mitchell for Mayor of Atlanta. UFCW Local 1996 is the largest private-sector union in the southeastern United States, representing over 19,000 members in Georgia, South Carolina, Florida and Alabama, primarily in the retail and meatpacking, food processing, poultry and healthcare industries. UFCW members include major employers such as Kroger, Kaiser Permanente and Hormel, among others.  [READ MORE…]



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