Kroger, Albertsons to Administer Free COVID-19 Vaccine

The Kroger Co., Albertsons Cos. and dozens of other U.S. grocery retailers are teaming up with the Department of Health and Human Services to administer free COVID-19 vaccines. Through the Federal Pharmacy Partnership Strategy for COVID-19 Vaccination, grocers such as Kroger, Albertsons, Publix Super Markets, Walmart and Wegmans Food Markets  will [...]

2020-11-13T16:20:46+00:00November 13th, 2020|Tags: , , , |

Kroger, Albertsons, Stop & Shop to withdraw from UFCW national pension fund

The Kroger Co., Albertsons Cos. and Ahold Delhaize USA’s Stop & Shop have reached tentative agreements with United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) union locals to withdraw from the UFCW International Union-Industry Pension Fund. Plans call for the UFCW locals to transition to variable annuity-based pension plans from their current [...]

2020-07-28T23:21:00+00:00July 28th, 2020|Tags: , , , , |

Albertsons Cos. Announces Tentative Agreement With UFCW Local Unions

Boise, Idaho-based Albertsons Companies Inc. says it has entered into a tentative agreement with the trustees of the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union’s Union-Industry Pension Fund. The agreement provides that ACI will permanently cease to have any obligation to contribute to the National Fund, a multi-employer pension plan, [...]

2020-07-23T22:40:19+00:00July 23rd, 2020|Tags: , , |

Albertsons launches its IPO

Albertsons has launched plans to become a public company through the sale of 65.8 million shares on the New York Stock Exchange, the grocery chain announced Thursday afternoon. The company, which plans to trade under the ticker symbol “ACI,” did not give a date for when the stock offering will [...]

2020-06-22T21:37:56+00:00June 22nd, 2020|Tags: , |

Supermarkets are rewriting their playbooks to deal with demand, safety. Here’s how things stand in metro Phoenix

A trip to the supermarket — once no more than an afterthought for most people before the coronavirus pandemic hit — now represents one of the few "normal" activities for many people. Once inside, though, things are changing from what shoppers were used to, as stores remain one of the few [...]

2020-04-09T19:49:08+00:00April 9th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , |

A major grocer is pushing to classify its employees as first responders, giving them priority for testing and protective gear

A major North American supermarket company and the largest food and retail union in the United States have teamed up to push for grocery store employees to be designated as "first responders." United Food and Commercial Workers International Union, or the UFCW, released a statement to Business Insider saying that [...]

2020-04-08T15:20:28+00:00April 8th, 2020|Tags: , , |
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