Kroger’s Mid-Atlantic Division approves new agreement with labor union

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ROANOKE, Va. (WAVY) — Kroger’s Mid-Atlantic Division approved a new labor agreement with the United Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW) Local 400 that will affect associates in 22 stores, including some in Hampton Roads. 

According to a press release from the company on Wednesday, the new agreement will cover more than 3,200 associates in the Richmond and Hampton Roads area. 

“We are pleased to reach an agreement that is good for our associates,” said Jerry Clontz, president of the Mid-Atlantic Division in the press release. “This new contract provides significant wage increases, maintains affordable health care and provides support for our associates’ pension fund for their retirement.”

The Mid-Atlantic Division operates 109 stores, 113 pharmacies and 87 fuel centers and an expanding number of online ordering locations in Virginia, West Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee and Ohio.  

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