Kroger reaches deal with Union

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - Kroger and the union representing its workers have reached a tentative deal that will keep nearly 12,000 employees from going on strike.

The grocery chain and UFCW Local 75 reached the deal Wednesday. Ramification meeting are being held Thursday at various times and locations. The Bargaining Committee is unanimously recommending passage of the agreement.

"We were able to secure a tentative agreement that protects affordable, quality health care and provides livable wags," said Lennie Wyatt, president of Local 75.

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