Key Update

News

September 12th, 2019

Ralphs Associates Ratify New Agreement

Congratulations on your new contract! It is a good agreement that does the following: Rewards Top-Rated Associates Food Clerks and Meat Cutters – wage increase of $1.55 over 3 years GM Clerks and Pharmacy Techs – wage increases of $1.65 over 3 years Renewal of Minimum Wage Letter Courtesy Clerks - $.10 above minimum wage GM clerks - $.20 above minimum wage Food clerks - $.40 above minimum wage Company contributions to maintain your affordable health care coverage and secure your pension benefit

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News & Negotiations Updates

Negotiations

September 8th, 2019

Ralphs Reaches Tentative Agreement with Southern California Locals

Ralphs and the seven Southern California UFCW locals have reached a tentative agreement for a new contract covering the company’s 18,000 associates working in 190 stores in Southern California. The parties were assist...

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Negotiations

September 6th, 2019

Ralphs and Union Working Hard to Reach an Agreement

Thank you for your continued focus on your job and our customers. Over the last few days, the company and union continued to negotiate on your new contract and are making some progress. Both parties are working hard t...

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Negotiations

September 4th, 2019

Company Renews Its Commitment to Reach A Fair and Balanced Agreement with the Union

We appreciate your patience during this process and all that you are doing to serve our customers. We know that negotiations can be stressful for you and your family. We have more talks with the union scheduled for Se...

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Negotiations

August 30th, 2019

Company and Union Return to the Bargaining Table Sept. 4-8

Thank you for your patience during the negotiations process. We know it can be stressful and things seem uncertain right now. We are working very hard to reach an agreement with the union. We have more negotiations sc...

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Negotiations

August 26th, 2019

Company and Union to Continue to Work Toward an Agreement – More Bargaining Dates Scheduled

The company and union bargaining committees met over the weekend to continue negotiating for a new contract. We made some progress on open language items with both parties agreeing to drop several things. There are st...

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For the Record

August 23rd, 2019

Your Rights During Labor Negotiations

We know negotiations can be a stressful time for you and your family. As we have said all along, Ralphs wants an agreement that is good for you – provides you with more money in your pocket with pay increases, maintai...

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Negotiations

August 22nd, 2019

Current Proposals Invest $108 Million in New Money on Wages, Health Care and Pension

Bargaining for your new contract will continue over the next few days. We look forward to continuing our discussions with union negotiators and coming together on a contract that confirms our commitment to our associa...

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Negotiations

August 15th, 2019

Ralphs and Union Continue to Meet on New Contract

As you know, negotiations are continuing this week with the company and union bargaining committees. Over the last few days, the parties exchanged proposals on wages and health care and have had some meaningful discus...

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Negotiations

August 9th, 2019

Company and Union Bargaining Committees to Meet August 12-14

The company and union will return to the bargaining table next week August 12-14. We are hopeful that we will continue to make progress toward reaching an agreement that is good for you – our associates – and the comp...

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Negotiations

August 2nd, 2019

Ralphs Continues to Meet with Union Locals

Thank you for your continued focus on your job and our customers through this negotiation process. Our goal is to keep you updated as we meet with the union. As you know, we started another round of bargaining with th...

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Negotiations

July 29th, 2019

Parties Return to the Table This Week

As a valued member of our team, we’re keeping you updated on the negotiation process. Through these updates, you’ll know when we meet with the union, what we discuss, and how negotiations are progressing. The company ...

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Negotiations

July 20th, 2019

Company and Union Discuss Contract Language, Health Care and Wages

Negotiations for your new contract continued this week. Discussion focused on contract language, healthcare and wages. We have additional bargaining dates set for July 30 and 31 and August 1 and 2. Our goal is to keep...

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Negotiations

July 13th, 2019

Company Provides Comprehensive Proposals

To keep negotiations moving forward and gain some positive momentum, we presented the union with a few comprehensive proposals before ending our session today, July 12. We want to continue to reward and recognize you ...

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Negotiations

July 9th, 2019

Company and Union Return to the Bargaining Table July 10-12

Thank you for your continued focus on your job and our customers through this negotiation process. Our goal is to keep you updated as we meet with the union, exchange proposals and come to a fair and balanced offer. T...

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News

June 26th, 2019

Business As Usual

Strike authorization does not mean a strike. You should report to work according to your regular schedule. We understand the union has received strike authorization from Southern California bargaining unit members att...

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Negotiations

June 11th, 2019

Ralphs Negotiations Update for June 11, 2019

Regular updates on the negotiation process are important. They help you stay informed, while letting you focus on your work and our customers through the negotiations process. We met with the union bargaining committe...

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Negotiations

June 6th, 2019

Company and Union Continue to Exchange Proposals

Thank you for your continued focus on your job and our customers through the negotiation process. Our goal is to keep you updated as we meet with the union, exchange proposals and come to a fair and balanced offer. We...

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Negotiations

May 28th, 2019

Ralphs and Union Bargaining Committees Present Initial Proposals on Wages

The company and union bargaining committees met again last week to negotiate your new contract. As a reminder, negotiations are about sharing ideas, answering questions and addressing concerns on both sides. During ou...

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Negotiations

May 7th, 2019

Bargaining Continues on Your New Contract

Regular updates on the negotiation process are important. They help you stay informed, while letting you focus on your work and our customers through this negotiation process. We met with the union bargaining committe...

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Negotiations

April 5th, 2019

Negotiations Continue

Ralphs and the union bargaining committees met again this week to continue to negotiate your new contract. We had good discussions on several items. We also set several more dates to meet and negotiate in April and Ma...

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Negotiations

March 27th, 2019

Negotiations for Your New Contract Continue

Ralphs and the union bargaining committees met again last week to continue to negotiate your new contract. We had several discussions on proposed language items and continued to exchange proposals. Ralphs is committed...

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Negotiations

March 7th, 2019

Negotiations for Your New Contract Begin

On Tuesday, March 5-6, Ralphs and the union bargaining committees met to kick-off negotiations for your new contract.  We know these discussions are important to you. They are important to our division and the company...

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