Kroger associates working at King Soopers and City Market stores in Colorado have ratified new labor agreements with United Food and Commercial Workers Union Local 7.
"We are pleased to reach agreements that are good for our associates. These new contracts provide wage increases, affordable health care and ongoing investment in our associates' pension fund to support their retirement,” said Russ Dispense, president of King Soopers and City Market. “I want to thank our associates for supporting these agreements and for the excellent service they provide to our customers every day.”
The contracts cover more than 10,000 UCFW-member associates working in 103 stores, 36 fuel centers and pharmacy technicians in 78 pharmacies in Colorado, including Denver, Boulder, Broomfield, Colorado Springs, Fort Collins, Grand Junction, Longmont, Parker and Pueblo.
Cincinnati-based Kroger employs more than 400,000 associates at 2,620 supermarkets and multidepartment stores in 34 states and the District of Columbia under two dozen local banner names including Kroger, City Market, Dillons, Food 4 Less, Fred Meyer, Fry's, Harris Teeter, Jay C, King Soopers, QFC, Ralphs and Smith's.