Kroger to boost employee education benefits post-merger

Over 700,000 associates to have access to tuition reimbursement and financial counseling after Albertsons acquisition closes.


Kowalski’s Markets workers to get $2-$4 per hour raises under new contract

About 600 employees at six of the grocer’s stores in the Minneapolis area “overwhelmingly ratified” the two-year agreement this week, averting a strike.

U.S. unemployment rate dips again, though overall retail job growth stays virtually flat.

Fresh Perspectives: Grocery workers still feel the sting after retailers rescinded pandemic-driven wage hikes.

UPDATE: Company to take nearly $500 million Q2 charge related to layoffs, which will exclude retail pharmacy, clinic and customer-facing positions.

Canadian grocer said 27 Toronto-area supermarkets will remain closed during Unifor Local 414 work stoppage.

A three-day strike had been set for 600 workers at six of the grocer’s stores in the Minneapolis area. A ratification vote is slated for this week.

Chinatown Supermarket LLC in Salt Lake City deprived employees of their earned overtime pay, the Department of Labor said.

About 600 employees of six grocery stores in the Minneapolis area voted to approve a three-day unfair labor practices strike next month.

Union continues to add to its ranks in grocery distribution and retail.

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