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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 – 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).

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.

Indianapolis Kroger Contract Extended

Your UFCW Local 700 Union Negotiating Committee continued negotiations with Kroger for a new contract for workers in Central Indiana Kroger stores. The Union and Company have made progress, but we need some more time to reach a final agreement.

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. The extension will provide additional time to finalize health and wellness coverage and pension benefits, and to continue negotiating over pay. During the extension, your pay, health care, and work rules remain unchanged.

We plan to resume negotiations next week with the assistance of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS).

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

Negotiations Ongoing for UFCW700-Kroger Indianapolis Contract

Your UFCW Local 700 Union Negotiating Committee is continuing negotiations with Kroger for a new contract for workers in Central Indiana Kroger stores. The Union and Company spent much of the day today working through non-economic issues and began discussing health and wellness coverage. We are also planning to meet Wednesday, May 11, Thursday, May 12, and Friday, May 13.

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.

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

UFCW Local 700, Kroger to Resume Negotiations Next Week

Your UFCW Local 700 Union Negotiating Committee continued negotiations with Kroger this week for a new contract for workers in Central Indiana Kroger stores. The Union and Company met three days this week, exchanging and discussing proposals; negotiations are scheduled to resume next Tuesday, May 10. We are also planning to meet next Wednesday, May 11, and next Thursday, May 12.

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.

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

UFCW Local 700, Kroger Continue Contract Negotiations this Week


Your UFCW Local 700 Union Negotiating Committee is continuing contract negotiations with Kroger this week, working on a new contract for workers in Central Indiana Kroger stores. After outlining bargaining goals and reviewing market share at our first meeting, the union and the company exchanged and discussed proposals today.

Negotiations are also scheduled for tomorrow, May 4, and Thursday, May 5.

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.

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