Company Presents Comprehensive Offer to Union


December 7th, 2021

Proposal Increases Wages, Secures Health Care, and Maintains Pension Benefits

Today, Fred Meyer presented a Comprehensive Offer to UFCW Local 555. It is a good offer and does the following:

  • Improves wages
  • Maintains affordable health care for you and your family
  • Stabilizes the current pension fund
  • Enhances bereavement leave benefit

Our Comprehensive Offer provides the following

  • Increases wages for all top-rate associates
  • Increases night premiums
  • Increases wages for CCK associates

In the Comprehensive Offer, the company agreed to several of the union’s proposals, covering workplace safety and updating bereavement leave and vacation language. Discussions on wage progressions are ongoing.

We want to reach an agreement, to keep you working.  The company is committed to taking care of you as a whole person, which means investing in wages, affordable health care, and a pension for when you retire.

We plan to meet with Local 555 next week to continue negotiations.

You can go to this website for updates on the negotiation process. If you have any questions, please talk to your store leader.

Thanks for all you do for your customers, communities, and each other. Stay safe and be well this holiday season.