Kroger, Dallas Workers Reach Tentative Deal

Kroger has reached a tentative agreement on an new contract with United Food and Commercial Workers Local 1000, covering 8,000 employees at 87 Dallas-area stores, the retailer said Thursday.

DALLASKroger [2] has reached a tentative agreement on an new contract with United Food and Commercial Workers Local 1000, covering 8,000 employees at 87 Dallas-area stores, the retailer said Thursday.

The union plans to call membership meetings to vote on the new contract on May 23 and 24.

"The company and the union worked together to reach an agreement that is good for our associates, good for our customers and good for our company," said Bill Breetz, president of Kroger Southwest, said in a statement.

"This is a good agreement and continues to provide our members with one of the best compensation packages in our industry, in our region," added Ricky Burris, president of Local 1000.

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