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Kroger Workers Ratify New Contract
Kroger Co. associates in the Indianapolis area will get pay raises every six months and most clerks will get a starting wage of $10 an hour under a newly ratified three-year labor contract that covers nearly 9,500 workers in 71 stores.
The agreement maintains health-care benefits and continues company investments in the associates’ pension fund, the company said June 17. The contract also includes lump-sum compensation for some workers, the workers’ union, United Food and...