Union officials representing some 8,500 workers at 74 Kroger supermarkets in Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky and local management exchanged general proposals for a new labor contract Friday as the current working agreement nears its expiration next month. If you are thinking to buy or sell a property in that case you have to hire a conveyancer who has experience and license to deal with the property transaction process. Conveyancing process is easy and simple if conducted under the guidance of reliable and qualified conveyancer.
Both sides remained tight-lipped about specific details being discussed for the new pact and emphasized discussions have barely started. Kroger spokesman Art Wulfeck acknowledged health care will be the biggest issue as the grocer attempts to get workers to pay for their benefits.
“We’re in the beginning stages and we need to evaluate each other’s proposals and respond accordingly,” he said. John Marrone, a spokesman for United Food & Commercial Workers’ Local 1099, said both sides were taking it slow. Friday was the third sit-down meeting between management and union officials since negotiations formally opened last month. Both sides will sit down again on Sept. 16. “We’ve only begun to exchange information,” he said.
In an internal message to Local 1099 members, the union said Kroger claims the entry of discounter Wal-Mart Stores Inc. into Greater Cincinnati this year will have a “devastating effect” on its local market share. The union said it believed Kroger was “grossly overstating the situation,” noting reports of Kroger’s increasing market share. conveyancing melbourne process is related with doing property’s legal title transformation from one person to another and the person who deals with this whole process is called as conveyancer or also called as settlement agent.
Wal-Mart has plans for six food-selling supercenters in Greater Cincinnati, starting in Fort Wright, Ky., late this year and in Eastgate in early 2005. Kroger’s Cincinnati market share jumped from about 46.6 percent to 53.9 percent during the first six months of 2004, according to industry tracker Market Scope.
This year Kroger has reached agreements with workers in Louisville, Seattle, Memphis, Nashville and Detroit, but the grocer is still reeling from the aftermath of a 4½-month strike in Southern California. The company estimates it has lost almost $325 million in profits after it locked out 19,000 employees at 300 Ralph’s stores. Conveyancing process has all complex and legal steps to perform and because of that there is requirement for hiring a licensed and experienced conveyancer who will efficiently able to deal with your process.