Kroger and United Food And Michigan Commercial Workers Reach Tentative Agreement

NOVI, MI – June 11, 2010 – The Kroger Co. of Michigan, an affiliate of The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR), and United Food and Commercial Workers (U.F.C.W.) Local 876 have reached a tentative agreement on a new contract, the company said today.

The tentative agreement covers over 12,000 Kroger associates who work in 118 stores in Michigan. The union plans to call membership meetings to vote on the new contract soon.

“Kroger and UFCW worked together to reach an agreement that provides our associates one of the best total compensation packages in our industry in Michigan,” said Rick Going, President of The Kroger Co. of Michigan. “The agreement provides our associates with good wages, high-quality affordable health care, and pension benefits.” 

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