The Kroger Co. Central Division associates working at Kroger stores in the Indianapolis area have ratified a new labor agreement with UFCW Local 700.
“We are pleased to reach an agreement that is good for our associates and provides wage increases, affordable health care and a stable pension fund to support their retirement,” said Jeff Burt, president of Kroger’s Central Division. “This agreement comes after thoughtful, respectful and productive work by both the company and union bargaining committees. I want to thank our associates for supporting this agreement and for the excellent service they provide to our customers every day.”
The contract covers more than 5,800 associates working in 61 stores in the Indianapolis area and other communities, including Bloomington, Columbus, Kokomo, Richmond and New Castle.