•  Quarterly Membership Update from 

    President Burris!

    United Food and Commercial Workers Local 1000

  • UFCW Members Across the Nation

    Keep up to date with your fellow UFCW Members

  • Houston, TX

    Stronger TOGETHER! Local 1000 Union Rep Debra Donwerth is pictured rallying for our brothers and sisters in Houston as they negotiate for vital benefits in their next Kroger Contract.

    Spring Valley, CA

    Workers at a CVS Pharmacy store in Spring Valley, Calif., voted to join UFCW Local 135 for workplace protections during this pandemic, joining colleagues at 57 other CVS Pharmacy stores that are represented by the local.

    Members in the News

    Touching story involving our hardworking Local 1000 Cake Decorators Shelly and Connie from Kroger 575 in Rockwall.

    Osseo, MN

    Health care workers at Villa at Osseo nursing home, ratified first union contracts that raise wages and improve working conditions. Highlights of the new 2-year contracts include guaranteed wage increases and premiums and improvements to working conditions and workplace rights – including union representation, a grievance procedure, and discipline only for just cause.

    New York City, NY

    Housing Works Employees Stand Together for a Better Life & Unionize. Housing Works is a nonprofit that works with people living with and affected by HIV/AIDs and homelessness, and the workers in the bargaining unit handle maintenance, legal work, casework, social work, health care and retail at Housing Works facilities.

    Public School Workers

    Cafeteria managers who are employed by the Norwich Public School System in Norwich, Conn., joined UFCW Local 371 for a better life.

    San Francisco

    Members of UFCW Local 5 who work at a cannabis dispensary in San Francisco, recently ratified an industry-leading contract that raises wages and improves benefits.

    Seattle-Tacoma, WA

    “We won! Through a pandemic, we worked together to secure a contract for a better tomorrow,” they said. The 182 technical workers are employed in jobs such as respiratory therapists, as well as emergency room, pharmacy, and lab technicians and other jobs to help care for patients.

    Washington, DC

    Workers at DC Holistic Wellness, a Black-owned cannabis dispensary in Washington, D.C., made history by becoming the first cannabis dispensary in the nation’s capital to unionize and ratify their first collective bargaining agreement.

    Spring Valley, CA

    About 20 maintenance workers at a ShopRite store in East Orange, N.J., ratified their first contract on Nov. 12. The workers joined UFCW Local 1262 because they wanted the same wages and benefits as their unionized colleagues who work in the front-end of the store and in the meat and deli section.

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    Since 1991, the Union Plus Scholarship Program has awarded more than $4.8 million to students of working families who want to begin or continue their post-secondary education.

    $250 Cash Card for Grocery Workers!

    Emergency support to grocery workers to ease their financial challenges. Eligible grocery workers in the United States can apply to receive up to $250 in the form of a cash card.


    SmartCare for Kroger Members

    Get the details on your new health insurance HERE.

    UltraCare &

    The Fair Price Solution

    Learn more HERE

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    Find information about company agreements, file a safety incident report, and learn what your union is doing to help support you.

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    New Telehealth Benefits for HAC and Kroger Members

    I'm excited to introduce a new benefit recently agreed to by your healthcare fund trustees for members enrolled in health and welfare at Homeland and Kroger.


    In light of the coronavirus outbreak, we want to make it easier for you to speak to a doctor. We're rolling out a new telehealth benefit: Teladoc.com. You can speak to a doctor 24/7 by phone or video: 800-835-2362. You can download the Teladoc app in the Apple store or in Android.

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  • Our Local Union Officers and Staff

    Ricky Burris



    Casey Williams

    Secretary Treasurer


    Robert Loghry

    Vice President - Service Director


    Richard Hanna

    Vice President - Grievance Director


    John Gardner

    TX Union Representative


    Jessie Irons

    TX Union Representative


    Rudy Anderson

    TX Union Representative


    Julian Acosta

    TX Union Representative


    Twan Brown

    TX Union Representative


    Victor Bowling

    TX Union Representative


    Cassidee Griffin

    TX Union Representative


    Fitz Jennings

    OK Union Representative


    Joe Lee

    OK Union Representative


    Debra Donwerth

    OK Union Representative


    Homeland Employees

    Click HERE to see who represents your store.

    Kroger Employees

    Click HERE to see who represents your store.

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