Cincinnati - The Kroger Co. Cincinnati/Dayton Division associates working at Kroger stores in metro and surrounding areas have ratified a new labor agreement with UFCW Local 75. It merges the formerly separate Cincinnati and Dayton contracts.
The contract covers 12,766 associates working in 76 stores in Cincinnati, and 4,945 associates working in 32 stores in Dayton.
"We are pleased to reach an agreement that is good for our associates,” said Sukanya Madlinger, president of Kroger's Cincinnati/Dayton Division. “This agreement provides wage increases, affordable health care and investment in our associates' pension fund to support their retirement. It comes after thoughtful 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."