Food 4 Less workers in California applaud new labor contract

By Russell Redman Source: Supermarket News United Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW) Local 770 called its new contract with The Kroger Co.’s Food 4 Less/Foods Co. supermarkets “the best deal ever won at Food 4 Less.” UFCW Local 770 said late Friday that a bargaining committee from UFCW unions [...]

2021-07-12T22:07:19+00:00July 12th, 2021|Tags: , , , |

Kroger looks to hire 10,000 more workers

By Russell Redman Source: Supermarket News The Kroger Co. aims to hire 10,000 associates across its operations in a summer hiring drive that kicks off this week. Cincinnati-based Kroger said Monday that its first nationwide “hybrid” hiring event — encompassing online and in-store interviews — will launch on Thursday, June [...]

2021-06-07T21:59:33+00:00June 7th, 2021|Tags: |

Kroger Cincinnati, Dayton, And Northern Kentucky Associates Reach New Contract With UFCW Local 75

Source: RTT News Supermarket chain Kroger Co. announced that Cincinnati-Dayton division and United Food and Commercial Workers Union Local 75 members in Cincinnati, Dayton, Northern Kentucky, and Southeastern Indiana ratified a new labor agreement. The Cincinnati-Dayton division is investing $159 million in wages across the five-year agreement. The company noted [...]

2021-05-27T15:43:42+00:00May 27th, 2021|Tags: , |

Kroger, Hy-Vee, Publix join retailers relaxing face mask policies

By Russell Redman Source: Supermarket News The Kroger Co., Hy-Vee and Publix Super Markets are among the growing list of retailers no longer requiring face coverings for shoppers fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Kroger, the nation’s largest supermarket operator, said Wednesday that starting tomorrow customers and employees who have completed coronavirus [...]

2021-05-21T16:34:04+00:00May 21st, 2021|Tags: , , , |

Kroger CEO Cut Workers’ COVID-19 Hazard Pay, Grabbed Record $22.4 Million Package Himself

By Mary Papenfuss Source: HuffPost Kroger grocery company CEO Rodney McMullen cut COVID-19 hazard pay for food workers last year just months into the pandemic — then scooped up a record $22.4 million in compensation for himself, Bloomberg reported Thursday. McMullen’s pay package was revealed Thursday in a regulatory filing. [...]

2021-05-18T16:01:30+00:00May 18th, 2021|Tags: , , |

Kroger to test grocery deliveries by drone

By Russell Redman Source: Supermarket News The Kroger Co. has launched a pilot to deliver online grocery orders — to nearly any location — by autonomous drones. Under a partnership with Drone Express, a division of TELEGRID Technologies, Kroger will be able to deliver products not just to a street [...]

2021-05-13T15:03:51+00:00May 3rd, 2021|Tags: , , |

How Kroger Plans to Gain Greater Share of $1.4T Market

By Mike Troy Source: Progressive Grocer "Leading with fresh and accelerating with digital” is a phrase that the food retailing industry will be hearing a lot from The Kroger Co. this year and beyond. It’s a simple message that works equally well when communicating with investors or associates to describe [...]

2021-05-13T15:04:20+00:00April 19th, 2021|Tags: |

Grocery store workers, community members call on Kroger to stop closing local stores

By Alexi Chidbachian Source: Fox 11 Los Angeles Grocery store workers and members of the community are calling on Kroger to stop closing stores in their neighborhood. Employees and customers of a Ralphs market in the Pico-Robertson neighborhood held a press conference and Passover Seder on March 25th urging Kroger to [...]

2021-05-13T15:04:21+00:00April 5th, 2021|Tags: , , , |
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