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Kroger Memorandum of Agreement

Posted below are the Memorandums of Agreement (MOA) for the Kroger Atlanta and Savannah contracts. Please click on the links to read. The full MOA includes all of the information including the highlights page, an overview of contract language changes made, wage tables and healthcare tables.
Voting for these contracts will be on Wednesday July 7th and Thursday July 8th. Click here for Atlanta Voting Locations and here for Savannah Voting Locations.

Atlanta Contract Information
Click here to read the full MOA Voting
Packet. This includes everything in the new agreement including changes, wages and healthcare information. If you would like to jump to a specific part of the agreement, please use the links below.
Click here to read the cover letter and highlights page.
Click here to see the Atlanta MOA and contract language changes.

Atlanta Area Wage Tables
Click here to see the new wage scale for Full & Part Time Clerks, Clicklist, Legacy Clerks and Courtesy Clerks and you can see a more detailed explanation of the new Clerk wage scale here.
Click here to see the new wage scales for Department Managers, Assistants, Lead Clerks and Night Crew.
Click here to see the new store volume level classifications.

Click here to see an overview of the changes to Health and Welfare.

Savannah Contract Information
Click here to read the full Savannah MOA Voting Packet. This includes everything in the new agreement, if you would like to jump to a specific part of the agreement, please use the links below.
Click here to read the Savannah cover letter and highlights page.
Click here to see the Savannah MOA and contract language changes.

Savannah Area Wage Tables:
Click here to see the wage tables for Department Managers, Assistants, Lead Clerks, Night Crew, Legacy Clerks, Full & Part-Time Clerks.
You can see a more detailed explanation of the new Clerk wage scale here.
Click here to see the new Courtesy Clerks & Part – Time Clerks wage scale.
Click here to see the new Pharmacy Tech Wage scales.
Click here to see the new store volume level classifications.

Click here to see an overview of the changes to Health and Welfare.

Click here to submit a question about the contract to your Union Representative. Include your full name and Kroger store number to ensure a timely answer to your question.

June 2021 Newsletter

Click here to download this newsletter. This newsletter was also mailed to members. If you did not receive a copy, please make sure to update your information by clicking here.

Click here or on the picture below to open the full newsletter.

 

Tentative Agreement Reached in Kroger Atlanta & Savannah Contract Negotiations!

Today, UFCW Local 1996 and The Kroger Company reached a Tentative Agreement on the new Kroger Atlanta and Kroger Savannah contracts that are fully recommended by your Bargaining Committee.

We are happy to say that, because of the hard work of your Union Bargaining Committee, this fully recommended Tentative Agreement secures comprehensive wage increases, including significant increases to starting rates, as well as multiple pay increases throughout the life of this agreement. This agreement also protects pension benefits and ensures that our members continue to have a competitive healthcare plan.

We will be releasing the “Memorandum of Agreement”, also known as an MOA, on our website as soon as the final documents are ready. The MOA will include highlights of the changes made to contract language as well as a complete overview of all changes made. It will also include a full explanation of all wage increases and changes to the wage scale, as well as healthcare adjustments. There will also be printed copies available at Kroger stores. Your Union Representative will also be available to answer questions about the agreement.

The agreement must be ratified to go into effect. You must be a member to vote on this agreement. Voting dates, locations, and times will be posted soon – both on our website as well as in your store.

Kroger Contract Negotiations Reach a Milestone!

Your Union bargaining committee met with the Kroger company for another round of contract negotiations on May 26th, 2021. During this long and productive meeting, your Union and Kroger came to a consensus on the non-economic and contract language items raised by membership. After this meeting, we are happy to announce that we have covered all items for this part of negotiations and will now move on to economic proposals.

Economic proposals include wages, but also include other economic benefits like healthcare coverage and pension benefits. Your Union bargaining committee is committed to examining all aspects of economic proposals and understand the importance of the Union bargained healthcare coverage for our members, especially coming out of a health crisis created by the COVID-19 pandemic.

The next bargaining meeting is set for the week of June 7th. To get these updates delivered directly to your email, sign up here. You can submit a question about bargaining here.