March 23, 2017
By Jerry Levine, LaborPress USA
Novi, MI – The Kroger Co. has announced that associates working at 103 stores in the company’s Michigan division have ratified a new labor agreement with Local 876.
“We are pleased to reach an agreement that is good for our associates. This new contract provides wage increases, affordable health care and ongoing investment in our associates’ pension fund to support their retirement,” said Jayne Homco, president of Kroger’s Michigan division. “This agreement comes after thoughtful and productive work by both the company and the union bargaining committees. I appreciate our associates for supporting the agreement and for the excellent service they provide our customers every day.”
The agreement covers over 15,000 associates working in Southeastern Michigan. The Kroger Family of Companies has 2,796 retail stores across the country with 443,000 associates.