• United Food and Commercial Workers Local 1000

    Serving the hard-working men and women of Oklahoma and North Texas

  • UFCW Local 1000 Blog

    Frequently Asked Questions on Kroger Contract

    This last month, UFCW Local 1000 members testified in the ongoing arbitration on daily overtime.

     

    Arbitration means that we are asking a neutral third party to examine the merits of our argument and judge whether we or the company are interpreting the contract correctly.

     

    The company is converting overtime to straight time without mutual agreement thereby denying daily overtime pay.

     

    Thank you to the members that filled out an affidavit attesting to the fact that they have had their daily overtime converted without their agreement.

     

    We will update our members at Kroger as soon as the arbitrator reaches a decision.

     

    Please read this FAQ on Article 9 in your Kroger contract to better understand your contract's protections on overtime and schedules.

     

    Fraternally,

     

    Ricky Burris

    President

    UFCW Local 1000

    RATIFICATION ALERT TCU

    UFCW members at TCU have reached a tentative agreement with Sodexo on their new union contract. A ratification meeting was held on campus in the King Family Commons room and members ratified the contract unanimously!

    Labor Against Cancer

    Our annual fundraiser for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society in Oklahoma has raised over $35,000!

     

    Shout out to Kristie and Blanca for raising over $5,000 between them and becoming the top two cashiers.

     

    In case you haven't heard, the top overall store that fundraises the most for Labor Against Cancer will receive a giant check presentation party at the store, sweet treats for employees and customers, and the store will be decorated by LLS staff with child survivor artwork.

     

    The top three fundraising cashiers will receive a $100 Visa Gift card and for every $100 a cashier raises, they will be entered in a drawing for a chance to win a new iPad!

     

    Besides these great incentives, we take responsibility as union members to stand up for our union family and the many thousands of families that have been affected by cancer. Let's stand with the survivors and fundraise hard! Ask every customer!

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  • Our Local Union Officers and Staff

    Ricky Burris

    President

    local1000@ufcw1000.org

    Casey Williams

    Secretary Treasurer

    caseywilliams@ufcw1000.org

    Robert Loghry

    Vice President - Service Director

    robertloghry@ufcw1000.org

    Richard Hanna

    Vice President - Grievance Director

    richardhanna@ufcw1000.org

    Anthony Elmo

    Communications and Political Director

    anthonyelmo@ufcw1000.org

    John Gardner

    TX Union Representative

    johngardner@ufcw1000.org

    Jessie Irons

    TX Union Representative

    jessieirons@ufcw1000.org

    Rudy Anderson

    TX Union Representative

    rudyanderson@ufcw1000.org

    Julian Acosta

    TX Union Representative

    julianacosta@ufcw1000.org

    Karen Munoz

    TX Union Representative

    karenmunoz@ufcw1000.org

    Twan Brown

    TX Union Representative

    twanbrown@ufcw1000.org

    Victor Bowling

    TX Union Representative

    victorbowling@ufcw1000.org

    Cassidee Griffin

    TX Union Representative

    cassideegriffin@ufcw1000.org

    Fitz Jennings

    OK Union Representative

    fitzjennings@ufcw1000.org

    Joe Lee

    OK Union Representative

    joelee@ufcw1000.org

    Debra Donwerth

    OK Union Representative

    debradonwerth@ufcw1000.org

    Bricia Garcia

    Organizer

    briciagarcia@ufcw1000.org

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