Kroger union members vote to authorize strike

By Sarah Donaldson Source: NBC 4 Ohio Kroger union members in central Ohio inched closer to establishing a picket line Friday after a majority rejected the grocery chain’s most recent contract offer and authorized a strike. Even though more than 80% of members in the Columbus division who voted were [...]

2022-09-23T23:13:56+00:00September 23rd, 2022|Tags: , , |

UFCW Local 700, Kroger Reach Tentative Agreement for Indianapolis Contract

Source: UFCW Local 700 Your UFCW Local 700 Union Negotiating Committee is proud to announce that we’ve reached a tentative agreement with Kroger for a new, three-year contract; the proposed contract covers more than 8,000 workers at 68 stores  in Central Indiana. YOUR UNION NEGOTIATING COMMITTEE, OFFICERS, AND STAFF RECOMMEND A YES [...]

2022-07-08T17:09:14+00:00July 8th, 2022|Tags: , , |

How Kroger Plans to Give Shoppers a ‘Boost’

By Gina Acosta Source: Progressive Grocer Kroger is looking to give both inflation-weary shoppers and its bottom line a boost by expanding its loyalty program across the country. During a strong first quarter earnings report, the grocery chain announced that it would be rolling out its Boost membership program (first [...]

2022-06-23T20:22:41+00:00June 23rd, 2022|Tags: , |

Shoppers are buying less and switching to store brands, Kroger says

By Nathaniel Meyersohn Source: CNN Business Decades-high inflation is changing US consumers’ grocery habits. Kroger, the nation’s largest grocery store chain, said Thursday that budget-constrained shoppers were buying fewer items in stores, favoring Kroger’s cheaper store brands instead of name brands, and switching from beef to pork. “Rising inflation has [...]

2022-06-20T23:11:44+00:00June 20th, 2022|Tags: , |

Why 48,000 California Grocery Workers Have Authorized A Strike

By Errol Schweizer Source: Forbes Over 48,000 California unionized grocery workers have voted to strike in a bid for higher wages and better working conditions. Members of 7 UFCW locals across 540 stores from the Mexican border to Central California approved the strike authorization by a margin of 95%, signaling [...]

Grocery workers vote to strike if needed in southern California for higher wages

Source: Reuters Around 48,000 grocery workers voted to strike if needed when seeking higher wages from stores owned by Kroger Co. and Albertsons Companies Inc. in Southern California, the UFCW 770 union said on Saturday. The United Food and Commercial Workers International Union (UFCW) has been seeking significantly higher and [...]

2022-03-28T15:43:40+00:00March 28th, 2022|Tags: , , , |
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