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Giant Food Associates Ratify Agreement

Giant Food announced Friday that its store associates ratified a new, four-year collective bargaining agreement negotiated between Giant Food and UFCW Locals 400 and 27.

According to Giant, the agreement significantly enhances wages and benefits for its more than 17,000 represented associates.

"I am tremendously proud of our 87-year history as a local employer of choice,” said Ira Kress, president of Giant Food, in a statement. “As a team, we continue to build upon that foundation for thousands of associates throughout the Baltimore-Washington region. I express my appreciation to our bargaining team and the UFCW Local 400 and 27 negotiating teams for their constructive discussions and professionalism throughout negotiations."

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