UFCW Local 700 Members Approve New Indianapolis Kroger Contract

Members of UFCW Local 700 have approved a new three-year contract with Kroger; the proposed contract covers more than 8,000 workers at 68 stores in Central Indiana. The count was 1892 voting yes – 1243 voting no.

The new contract:

  • Guarantees pay raises over the life of the contract
  • Increases starting pay rates and premium pay
  • Provides lump-sum compensation for top-rated and grandfathered workers, and Department Heads
  • Protects quality, affordable health care for members and your families
  • Improves health care benefits
  • Secures and expands pension benefits
  • Strengthens contract language

Special thanks to the union members serving on the Negotiations Committee; we appreciate your time, efforts, and thoughtful consideration of contract issues and proposals throughout this process:

Carolynn Ball, J980, Front End  
Scott Blanton, J987, DSD Clerk  
Maria Brummett, J928, Cheese  
Mandy Davis, J735, Non-Foods  
Chad Dunville, J993, Meat  
Kristen Jackson, J989, Pharmacy  
Wilson Murkison, J894, Grocery
Phil Phillippo, J902, Meat
Rosie Ross, J957, Front End
Juan Ruffin, J804, Meat
Vern Sowers, J959, Front End
Delisa Watson, J869, Meat

Should you have any questions or desire further information, please contact your Union Representative.