Giant Food store associates have ratified a new four-year collective bargaining agreement negotiated between Giant Food and UFCW Locals 400 and 27.
"I am tremendously proud of our 87-year history as a local employer of choice. As a team, we continue to build upon that foundation for thousands of associates throughout the Baltimore-Washington region," said Ira Kress, president of Giant Food. "I express my appreciation to our bargaining team and the UFCW Local 400 and 27 negotiating teams for their constructive discussions and professionalism throughout negotiations."
The new collective bargaining agreement takes effect retroactively on Oct. 29 and expires on Oct. 30, 2027.
Giant is headquartered in Landover, Md., and operates 165 supermarkets in Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and the District of Columbia with approximately 20,000 associates. Included within the 165 stores are 153 full-service pharmacies and 27 Starbucks locations.