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•  Kroger said that the United Food and Commercial Workers Union Local 1996 in Atlanta and Savannah ratified new labor agreements with its Atlanta division, which it said is "investing over $300 million­­­­ in wage increases across four years in these agreements."

"These new agreements provide significant pay increases, affordable and comprehensive health care, and continued investment in our associates' pension fund," said Tim Brown, president of the Kroger Atlanta division.