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News

November 21st, 2020

West Virginia Associates Ratify New Agreement

We have great news to share. West Virginia-area associates have ratified a new collective bargaining agreement. Congratulations! It is a good agreement that does the following: Provides more pay for all associates Maintains affordable health care benefits Invests in pension benefits for your retirement Kroger has been in West Virginia for nearly 100 years and we’ve become the grocer of choice throughout the Mountain State. That says so much about how our associates are respected in the community. It’s not just about providing fresh food and essentials, but it’s also how our associates live...

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News & Updates

News

November 13th, 2020

Fully Recommended Tentative Agreement Reached with UFCW Local 400

We have great news to share. Kroger MidAtlantic and UFCW Local 400 have reached a fully recommended tentative agreement for associates in our West Virginia stores. It is a good agreement. The union will share the deta...

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Negotiations

November 11th, 2020

Company and Union Return to the Bargaining Table

Kroger MidAtlantic and UFCW Local 400 continue to meet this week. Both parties are working hard to address concerns and reach an agreement. Thank you for your patience. The company is keeping its focus on you at the b...

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Negotiations

November 6th, 2020

It’s Business as Usual

A strike authorization does not mean a strike Report to work according to your regular schedule We are disappointed that our Comprehensive Best Offer to Settle failed to ratify. We remain committed to reaching an agre...

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Negotiations

October 31st, 2020

Nobody Wins with a Strike

We understand that the union is has scheduled a strike authorization vote in addition to a vote on our Comprehensive Best Offer to Settle.  The union is asking you to vote “No” on our Comprehensive Best Offer to Settl...

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Get the Facts

October 30th, 2020

Get the Facts on Our Health Care Proposal

It’s unfortunate that UFCW Local 400 is misleading you about our health care proposal.  It is causing unnecessary fear and uncertainty for associates. Your health care benefits cannot be randomly “slashed” or cut with...

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Get the Facts

October 28th, 2020

Setting the Record Straight

As you know, Kroger Mid-Atlantic presented UFCW Local 400 with a Comprehensive Best Offer to Settle on October 22, 2020. Since that time, we’ve been sharing details through your store leader and here on krogermidatlan...

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Negotiations

October 24th, 2020

Company Provides Comprehensive Best Offer to Settle

After many weeks of bargaining virtually with a Federal Mediator and addressing various concerns that the union had on our initial proposals, we provided a Comprehensive Best Offer to Settle to the UFCW Local 400 on O...

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Negotiations

October 20th, 2020

Negotiations Resume on October 21

Kroger MidAtlantic and UFCW Local 400 will resume contract talks on October 21, 2020. Even though the contract extension expired on October 17, it’s business as usual and you should continue to report to work. The com...

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Negotiations

October 9th, 2020

Contract Negotiations with Local 400 Continue

The company and union bargaining committees are working hard to reach an agreement that is good for you and for the company. As a reminder, your current contract has been extended through October 17, 2020. We continue...

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Negotiations

October 3rd, 2020

West Virginia Contract Negotiations Continue with Local 400

Kroger Mid-Atlantic and UFCW Local 400 continued to meet this past week with additional dates scheduled over the next two weeks leading up to expiration of the contract extension on October 17, 2020. We continued to e...

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Negotiations

September 25th, 2020

West Virginia Contract Extended

Virtual bargaining between Kroger Mid-Atlantic and UFCW Local 400 continued this week with a Federal Mediator. The parties have agreed to extend the contract for associates working in West Virginia stores to October 1...

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Negotiations

September 14th, 2020

Company and Union Continue Bargaining

Kroger Mid-Atlantic and UFCW Local 400 resumed virtual bargaining sessions this past week. Labor negotiations can be complicated. Bargaining is about working through ideas & concerns and coming to a solution that ...

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Negotiations

August 28th, 2020

Company and Union Agree to Extend Contract

Kroger Mid-Atlantic and UFCW Local 400 have agreed to extend the contract for associates working in West Virginia stores to September 26, 2020.  Discussions continued this week virtually and we are making some progres...

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Negotiations

August 17th, 2020

Negotiations Continue for West Virginia Contract

Over the last few weeks, Kroger Mid-Atlantic and UFCW Local 400 bargaining committees have been meeting to discuss a new contract for West Virginia associates.  We know these discussions are important to you. They are...

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Negotiations

August 10th, 2020

A Special Message from Paula Ginnett

Dear Valued West Virginia Associate: Negotiations for your new contract began this week and I know this is very important to all of you. It is important to our company, too. As with every contract, we have two importa...

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