$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…]