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UFCW Local 700 – Kroger Continue Indianapolis Contract Negotiations

Your UFCW Local 700 Negotiating Committee met with Kroger representatives to continue bargaining for the Indianapolis contract, which covers more than 8,000 workers at 68 stores in Central Indiana.

The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) was present again for today’s session. The Negotiating Committee and company representatives continued to discuss and evaluate proposals and are working to reach a new agreement.

The Union and company have agreed to an additional 30-day contract extension through July 15. Employees continue working under the current terms and conditions of the contract.

The parties are scheduled to meet again on Thursday, June 30; FMCS will also be assisting in those negotiations.

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

UFCW Local 700 – Kroger Reconvene for Indianapolis Contract Negotiations

Your UFCW Local 700 Negotiating Committee met with Kroger representatives to continue bargaining for the Indianapolis contract, which covers more than 8,000 workers at 68 stores in Central Indiana.

We are scheduled to reconvene this Wednesday, June 15. Your Union Negotiating Committee is continuing to evaluate, cost, and assess additional proposals. The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) was present for today’s discussions and will also join us on Wednesday.

Employees continue working under the current terms and conditions of the contract.

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

UFCW Local 700 Announces Union Scholarship Program

UFCW Local 700 proudly awards $22,000 per year in scholarships to members or dependents.

Applicants must be UFCW Local 700 members in good standing, or their legal dependents; have graduated or will graduate from high school or are currently enrolled in college or trade school; must have completed the SAT or ACT; and must be accepted to an accredited institution OR met the requirements and enrolled in a two-year community college, technical, or trade school.

Twice a year, we award $11,000 in scholarships: Five at $1,000 each and twelve at $500 each.

Get your scholarship application:

Applications must be postmarked or emailed no later than August 10, 2022.
UFCW Local 700 Scholarship Fund
c/o UFCW Local 700
3091 E. 98th St, Suite #150
Indianapolis, IN 46280


OR

Email to jshay@ufcw700.org

UFCW Local 700 – Kroger Reconvene for Indianapolis Contract Negotiations

Members of UFCW Local 700 recently rejected a new three-year contract with Kroger; the contract covers more than 8,000 workers at 68 stores in Central Indiana.

Your Union Negotiating Committee will meet with company representatives on June 13 and June 15 for additional contract negotiations. The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) will also be present.

Employees continue working under the current terms and conditions of the contract.

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

UFCW Local 700 Members Reject New Indianapolis Kroger Contract

Members of UFCW Local 700 rejected a new three-year contract with Kroger; the contract covers more than 8,000 workers at 68 stores in Central Indiana.

Your Union Negotiating Committee will meet soon and confer with FMCS  to determine our next steps.

In the mean time, employees will continue working under the current terms and conditions of the contract.

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

Union Announces Indy Kroger Voting Schedule

Union Representatives and Negotiating Committee Members will be in stores on Tues., May 31, and Weds., June 1, to discuss details of the proposed Indianapolis contract and answer questions. Voting will take place on Thurs., June 2, and Fri, June 3.

Union Officers, Staff, and Negotiating Committee recommend a YES VOTE TO APPROVE the proposed contract.

UFCW Local 700, Kroger Reach Tentative Agreement for Indianapolis Contract

Your UFCW Local 700 Union Bargaining Committee is proud to announce that we’ve reached a tentative agreement with Kroger for a new, three-year contract; the proposed contract covers more than 8,000 workers at 69 stores in the Indianapolis area.

YOUR UNION OFFICERS, STAFF, AND UNION BARGAINING COMMITTEE RECOMMEND A YES VOTE TO APPROVE THE PROPOSED CONTRACT.


By sticking together in negotiations, we won:

Guaranteed pay increases over the life of the contract

Higher starting pay rates

Lump-sum compensation for top-rated and grandfathered workers, and

Department Heads

Higher premium pay for some classifications

Quality, affordable health care for members and your families

Health care benefit improvements

Retirement security for a better future

Language improvements creating more opportunity for you

Union Representatives and Bargaining Committee Members will be in stores on Tuesday, May 31, and Wednesday, June 1, to discuss details of the proposed contract and answer questions. Voting will take place on Thursday, June 2, and Friday, June 3.

A full schedule for worksite visits and voting will be available on our website, Facebook and Twitter (@ufcw700).

UFCW, Kroger Continue Contract Negotiations; Meeting Again Next Week

Negotiations are ongoing between UFCW Local 700 and Kroger for a new contract for workers in Central Indiana Kroger stores. The Union and Company continue to exchange, discuss, and analyze proposals.  This week, we were assisted by a Commissioner from the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS).

We are scheduled to reconvene on Tuesday, May 24, again with the assistance of FMCS.

We are committed to reaching an agreement that raises pay; protects affordable, quality health care benefits; and keeps members safe at work.

The contract between UFCW Local 700 and Kroger Indianapolis expires May 14, 2022; the Union and the Company have agreed to a contract extension through June 18, 2022. Your pay, benefits, and work rules remain unchanged during the term of the extension.

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

Indianapolis Kroger Contract Negotiations Continue; FMCS Services Requested

Your UFCW Local 700 Union Negotiating Committee resumed negotiations with Kroger for a new contract for workers in Central Indiana Kroger stores. The Union and Company continue to exchange, discuss, and analyze proposals. We are scheduled to meet again on Friday and have requested the assistance of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS).

We are committed to reaching an agreement that raises pay; protects affordable, quality health care benefits; and keeps members safe at work.

The contract between UFCW Local 700 and Kroger Indianapolis expires May 14, 2022; the Union and the Company have agreed to a contract extension through June 18, 2022. Your pay, benefits, and work rules remain unchanged during the term of the extension.

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

Member Appreciation Night at Indy Indians Rescheduled

For those members who purchased tickets to the Friday, May 6, 2022 Game (Postponed), it has been rescheduled for Friday, August 26, 2022 at Victory Field.

Indians vs. Rochester Red Wings
Friday Night Fireworks (Includes buffet & game)
Buffet is from 6:00 pm to 7:15 pm – Left Field Picnic Area (Down 3rd Baseline)
Buffet Picnic includes hot dogs, hamburgers, barbecued chicken, salads, cookies and soft drinks.
7:05 pm Game Time

This event is SOLD OUT.