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CINCINNATI -- Members of United Food and Commercial Workers Local 1529 in Memphis have ratified a new contract with The Kroger Co. here.
The NEW four-year pact, effective immediately, covers more than 7,500 associates represented by the union local who work in 72 Kroger stores in Memphis and parts of Arkansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, and Tennessee.
"We appreciate that our associates stayed focus on serving our customers during this process," said Mark Prestidge, president of Kroger's Delta division. "This agreement provides wage increases and affordable quality health care benefits for our employees and their families and keeps Kroger competitive in the marketplace."
Kroger operates 2,487 supermarkets and multi-department stores in 31 states under two dozen local banners.