Local 555 News

UFCW 555 meets with C&S over Kroger Merger and Divestiture. “[F]or our members the important things won’t change: their working conditions will be maintained, their retirements secure, and their healthcare in place.” Sandy Humphrey, Secretary-Treasurer, UFCW Local 555

UFCW 555 meets with C&S over Kroger Merger and Divestiture

Oregon, SW Washington, Idaho – Soon the FTC will approve or deny the merger between Kroger and Cerberus owned Albertsons/Safeway. As part of the merger plan, C&S Wholesale Grocers, LLC has agreed to purchase hundreds of stores along with other assets that will need to be divested. Many of these store

UFCW 555 and Kaiser Permanente Resume Bargaining Today. “Our commitment is to securing a contract that truly reflects the excellence our members deserve, not simply any contract. Nothing at Kaiser works without them.” - Dan Clay, President, UFCW Local 555

UFCW 555 and Kaiser Permanente Resume Bargaining Today

Oregon & SW Washington – The Unfair Labor Practice (ULP) Strike for Imaging and Pharmacy departments continues, while bargaining is ongoing today. Kaiser continues to tell the press and our members that our Union proposal for a 42% wage increase over 4 years is “unreasonable,” while settling for similar amounts

Kaiser Permanente Imaging Workers to Walk out Tomorrow Morning. UFCW 555 members working under the Imaging Services contract will join pharmacy technicians and clerks on the ULP strike line.

Kaiser Permanente Imaging workers to walk out tomorrow Morning

Oregon & SW Washington – UFCW 555 members working under the Imaging Services contract will join pharmacy technicians and clerks on the ULP strike line tomorrow morning, as previous bargaining sessions have yet to yield a Tentative Agreement. While UFCW 555 is not discouraging patients from seeking care, Kaiser Permanente

Kaiser Permanente Imaging Workers to Start ULP Strike

Kaiser Permanente Imaging Workers to Start ULP Strike

Oregon & SW Washington – Yesterday, UFCW 555 notified KP of a ULP strike for our members working under the Imaging Services contract. These professionals include X-ray, Mammography, MRI, CT, Nuclear Medicine, EEG, Cardiovascular lab, Special Procedures Technologists, Sonographers, Dosimetrist, Radiation Therapists, and Imaging Assistants.

UFCW 555 Members at Kaiser Permanente Authorize ULP Strike. “We were prepared to work on a deal that’s sustainable for the patients, our healthcare professionals, and the company, but Kaiser has been completely unwilling to accept the real impact of underpaying healthcare professionals.” Dan Clay, President, UFCW 555

UFCW 555 Members at Kaiser Permanente Authorize ULP Strike

Oregon & SW Washington – Members of UFCW Local 555 at Kaiser Permanente voted overwhelmingly (99.6%) to authorize their bargaining committee to call for a ULP strike on their employer. The vote took place between September 10 and September 16 among imaging and pharmacy healthcare professionals across Oregon and SW Washington represented by UFCW 555.

UFCW 555 sees Victories at Six Locations over Labor Day Weekend. Workers at Guardian Games have voted to unionize and five Safeway Pharmacies ratify their first contract.

UFCW 555 sees Victories at Six Locations over Labor Day Weekend

Oregon – Workers at Guardian Games have voted to unionize their workplace and join UFCW Local 555. Employees of the local board game and trading card shop voted unanimously to organize their workplace through an NLRB election on September 1st, 2023.