Wednesday, May 25, 2016
After 1,100 employees voted overwhelmingly to authorize a strike at a union meeting last week, Kroger reopened negotiations and reached tentative agreement with associates said a UFCW Local 400 press release.
Following two days of negotiations, Kroger has reached a tentative agreement with its unionized store associates. A team of Kroger employees who make up the union’s bargaining committee in negotiations with the company voted unanimously to accept the company’s latest offer.
“If we didn’t stand up for ourselves, this never would have happened,” said Sarah Williams, a nine-year Kroger associate from Charlottesville who served on the bargaining committee. “What we were shown