Extended Hours

The UFCW & Employers Fund Office phone lines will be open Saturdays, December 8th and 15th, 2018 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm EST.

To speak with a representative and enroll over the phone call 770-997-9910. If you’d prefer to enroll online, please click here.

Do not forget to enroll for your 2019 health insurance benefits.

2019 Insurance Open Enrollment

Participants of the UFCW & Employers Health and Welfare Fund must enroll every year for coverage.  The 2019 Benefit Plan Open Enrollment period is November 1, 2018 through December 15, 2018.

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

Please Click Here to be directed to the Online Enrollment page or you may enroll by phone: Fund office 770-997-9910.

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

New Kaiser Permanente National & Local Tentative Agreement!

After careful preparation, months of organizing in unprecedented numbers, and long days and nights in negotiating sessions stretching from May to September, we have finally secured a strong Tentative Agreement that met our key goals: a good wage increase, better benefits, new LMP and educational trust funds for our Alliance union members, and a plan to get our LMP back on track.  Please Click Here to learn more about the Tentative Agreement.

UPDATE: Sept. 29, 2018: Los Angeles, CA— The Alliance Delegates met today in California. The Kaiser Permanente National Agreement was endorsed unanimously by the delegation. Our Local 1996 voting information for voting in the GA Region will be coming soon!

UPDATE: October 4, 2018: The list of the agreed upon items that are pending a vote of the membership, also referred to as Tentative Agreed items or T/A’s, are now available online.  This includes both the National Agreement T/A’s and the GA Region Local 1996 T/A’s items:

Please click here for the National Agreement Highlights and click here for the Summary.

Please click here for the full National Agreement Tentative Agreed items.

Please click here for the full Georgia Region Tentative Agreed items.



Summer 2018 Newsletter contains information on how to keep a healthy smile.  Take advantage of the UFCW free college tuition benefit available to members and learn how you can get a two-year Degree online!

Click Here for the 2018 Summer Newsletter…


Kroger-UFCW Agreement Available Online

We always strive to communicate the value of your Union Contract to you, our members! Please click on the following links for the Kroger Agreement.  You may view and download for reference.

For the Atlanta Contract Click Here and for the Savannah Contract Click Here.

As always, please contact your Union Representative or Shop Steward should you need any assistance.

UFCW and Employers Health & Welfare Fund Email

The Atlanta Union and Employers Health & Welfare Fund office has been experiencing technical issues with their phone system.  It is currently under repair to address this problem.

To better serve YOU, our members, you may now email any question or concern you have to their customer service department at:


You will receive a response to your message within 24 to 48 hours.



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