Union workers in Ky., Ohio and W.Va. ratify new 3-year contract with Kroger

Associated Press

Union workers at Kroger stores in Kentucky, Ohio and West Virginia have ratified a new three-year contract.

United Food & Commercial Workers Local 400 says in a news release that the contract includes wage increases and preserves workers' health and retirement benefits. Workers' health care premiums won't increase.

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The contract ratified Monday covers 4,000 workers. It will expire on Oct. 7, 2017.