By Sara Powers
Source: CBS News

Kroger union employees in Michigan ratified a new contract, which increases wages and improves paid time off and improves benefits.

Members of the United Food and Commercial Workers Local 951 ratified a new three-year contract, which goes into effect on June 30, according to a release.

The union represents 30,000 workers, and more than 1,000 are Kroger employees.

“We fought hard for significant wage increases and an overall improved contract for the Kroger members,” Courtney Phillips, secretary/treasurer of UFCW Local 951, said. “I am proud of the members who served on the bargaining committee and worked together to achieve contract gains that improve the lives of their fellow members.”

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