Labor Against Cancer – LLS

LAC-UFCW-logoOn November 4 through November 25, Homeland Supermarkets (HAC, Inc.) is partnering with UFCW’s Labor Against Cancer Initiative and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society in the fight to END cancer!

Leukemia is the second most deadly disease among children under the age of 19.

The partnership has an overall goal to raise $111,000 for this cause. Together, we will make a difference and give those affected with blood cancer hope for a brighter future.

Please be sure to donate at the register.


poster ufcwemprParticipants of the UFCW Unions & Employers Health and Welfare Fund must enroll every year for coverage.  The 2018 Benefit Plan Open Enrollment period is November 1, 2017 through December 15, 2017.

Enrolling online is quick and easy to do.  DO NOT DELAY.

Please CLICK HERE to be directed to the Online Enrollment Page.

Have questions? Need Help? You may call the Fund office at: 770-997-9910 or 1-800-241-3473.  If you are unsure as to what benefits pertain to your Union Contract, please contact your Union Representative.

Para ayuda en Español: 770-997-9910


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.

Learn about diabetes and how to manage it: Click here to learn more….


OCTOBER FRONT PAGEFall 2017 Newsletter includes information on Open Enrollment for participants of the UFCW and Employers Health Fund. Learn about the UFCW free college tuition benefit available to members.

Click Here for the 2017 Fall Issue…



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.

$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



Get the facts and stay informed! Text  “UFCW1996” to 55000 and follow the prompts to enroll into our texting list.  It’s quick and easy.

You may also CLICK HERE to opt-in online.

By providing my cell phone number, I agree to receive text messages from UFCW 1996 about important information and updates. UFCW 1996 will never charge you for text message alerts, but carrier message and data rates may apply. Text STOP to 55000 to unsubscribe and HELP for more info.