The agreement covers 5,100 associates in Virginia from Bristol east to Appomattox and from Martinsville north to Harrisonburg, and three stores in Kingsport/Johnson City, TN and two stores in the Bluefield WV area.
“We are pleased to reach an agreement that is good for our associates,” said Joe Fey, president of the Mid-Atlantic Division. “This new contract provides wage increases, affordable health care and ongoing investment in our associates’ pension fund to support their retirement.
“This agreement comes after thoughtful and productive work by both the company and the union bargaining committees,” said Fey. “I appreciate our associates for supporting the agreement and for the excellent service they provide our customers every day.”
Overall, the Mid-Atlantic Division includes 120 stores in Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, Tennessee, Kentucky and Ohio.