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Better Kroger Event
Tuesday, June 12, 2018, 01:30pm - 03:00pm
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We have gathered signatures on a petition from Kroger associates, customers and community supporters calling on Kroger to meet with us. On Tuesday, June 12th, we’re going to Kroger’s corporate office in Roanoke to deliver our petition straight to Jerry Clontz, President of the Kroger Mid-Atlantic Division. Join us!

We will be gathering at First Wesleyan Church, across the street from Kroger’s offices in Roanoke, Virginia.

Free Buses Available

We have arranged free buses throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. The buses are open to anyone who wants to attend the rally. Reserve your seat today!

Why Are We Rallying For A #BetterKroger?

In March, Kroger announced plans to buy eight Farm Fresh stores in the Hampton Roads region, renovate them, and reopen them as Kroger stores. One of the locations Kroger purchased is directly across the street from the store where we work.

When we first heard the news, we were excited because we thought we would get to work at the new store when it opens. But Kroger won’t allow us to transfer to the new store across the street.

Kroger wants to give us two choices – transfer to another union store far away, or quit and reapply to work at the new store. Not only could we lose our jobs, we could lose our pay, seniority, healthcare coverage and retirement benefits as well.

We shouldn’t have to quit and reapply to keep working for the same company. We shouldn’t be forced to give up our benefits to keep our jobs. Kroger can do better.

Location First Wesleyan Church, 3706 Peters Creek Rd, Roanoke, VA

Richmond Hearing 9-26-2018

Worker Solidarity

Contact Us at virginia@poorpeoplescampaign.org