UFCW, Teamsters Sign New Business Contracts with Kroger, Fred Meyer

All new UFCW union contract is in talk and The Kroger Corporation has reached new business agreements with them and with Teamsters in the Fred Mayer division. Now, In the Indianapolis Central Division, the 536 local UFCW members last week ratified initial contract deals reached earlier in July with Kroger. The contracts for grocery and meat employees represented by UFCW 536 Marquette Heights Illinois cover more than 1,100 employees who work in 13 Kroger stores in Peoria, Bloomington, and other cities in Central Illinois.

In this repute, Kroger said the central division will invest $11.3 million in wage increases over the new three-year contracts. Here’s what they said to the media while talking to the media about this contract. “We are pleased to be able to reach agreements that support our partners in Central Illinois and our company.” Colin Jorgensen, head of the Kroger Central division, said in a statement. Under the terms of the new agreements, employees will receive significant pay increases, universal and affordable health care, and continued investment in our partners’ pension fund.

UFCW, Teamsters Sign New Business Contracts with Kroger, Fred Meyer

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Furthermore, Teamsters Local 117’s negotiating committee reached an agreement with Fred Meyer on July 30, less than two weeks after the union allowed a strike. On Friday, Tukwila, Washington-based Teamsters Local 117, said it had reached an initial four-year agreement with Fred Meyer covering 500 warehouse workers. The plans call for 117 members of the Teamsters at the Fred Meyer Distribution Center in Puyallup, Washington, to vote on the contract deal by the end of this week. Teamsters Locals 174 and 117 have approved new three-year contracts with Albertsons. More details regarding the updates of the Kroger and UFCW contract is updated on their official website. You can visit and check the further details.

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