Kroger Employees Ratify Contract

ATLANTA and SAVANNAH, Ga., Feb. 22 — Associates with Kroger stores in Atlanta and Savannah have ratified new agreements with United Food & Commercial Workers Union Local 1996, the company said today. The contracts cover more than 19,580 Kroger associates who work in 165 stores in and around Atlanta and 12 stores in Savannah.

“We thank our associates for their focus on serving our customers during this process. We look forward to continuing to work together to provide quality jobs for our associates and a great shopping experience for our customers,” said Bruce Lucia, President of Kroger’s Atlanta Division, which is part of The Kroger Co. ( KR).

Kroger’s Atlanta Division is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia and is one of the largest retail grocery chains in the southeast with 216 stores serving customers in Georgia, Eastern Tennessee, Alabama and South Carolina.

Source: The Kroger Co.