Southern California Grocers, UFCW Reach Tentative Agreement
LOS ANGELES, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ralphs is pleased to announce that we, along with Albertsons and Vons, have reached a tentative agreement with the seven Southern California UFCW locals for a new collective bargaining agreement. The terms of the new agreement are being withheld pending ratification of the agreement by our employees represented by the UFCW.
Ralphs Grocery Company was founded in 1873 and currently operates 228 supermarkets from its headquarters in Los Angeles. Last year, Ralphs contributed more than $6 million to support education, hunger relief, women's health and local nonprofit organizations in the communities served by the company's stores. Ralphs is a subsidiary of The Kroger Co., (NYSE: KR), one of the nation's largest food retailers, based in Cincinnati, Ohio. For more about Ralphs, please visit our web site at www.ralphs.com.
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