Kroger Co. Layoffs

Topics regarding layoffs at Kroger Co.

"Transformation"

Earlier this year Kroger hired Boston Consulting group led by Kristy Ellmer to come in and "Transform" how Kroger works. We started seeing talk about Transformation and Application Rationalization right before the pandemic, it was vague and we didn't... —  read more 

hours being cut

I currently work at a store in the Atlantic Division in Virginia. The store is exceeding sales every day. Corporate has cut hours in every department. No one is allowed to work past their scheduled hours, no extra shifts and definitely no... —  read more 

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Another one bites the dust

A longtime anchor store in the Sturgis community is set to close by the end of November. Kroger’s Central Division announced Wednesday it has decided to close the Sturgis store. Company leaders attribute the decision to the store’s financial... —  read more 

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Where is the culture?

I started with the company part time as I worked my way through college. The culture was never ideal, but it was certainly better than what we have now. Not to mention, morale is nothing to brag about. The sad thing is we have management that... —  read more 

Kroger blame the union for everything

Krogers don't care about their associates justt look at how the insurance going to cost us a whole lot more and they blame the union for everything I been working at Krogers for over 20 years and it has gone down hill after Zinky and Breetz left.

Sleepy Rodney

I was an executive for the company until i retired a few years ago... Rodney could care less about the people in this company... I heard it straight from his mouth... that we shouldn’t feel bad about letting people go... a ceo from a company outside... —  read more 

Kroger Family - What a Joke

Do you kick your kids out the door for doing a great job with no severance. That’s a great way to treat dedicated good producing employees. Typical corporate money grab - what pay cut did the executives take - 0 right. If you need to cut staff then... —  read more 

Kroger Does Not Care

Having worked for kroger for many years and now in a management role the writing is on the wall. They could care less about their associates. Just keep pushing their associates to their max. No days off, long hours, and no family time. They make... —  read more 

Beware

Kroger not requiring employees to wear gloves. Stockers, cashiers, baggers etc. Food dept. only wearing when handling food. So all packaged items bought have been touched. Cashiers touch every item in every customer's cart that they have touched and... —  read more 

Wellbeing

Kroger has the managers left working (the ones they didn’t fire) 7a to 4p today and having them return at 7pm to work overnight. They don’t care about the health and well being of their staff. They only care about money!

Closures

My girls school just closed for at least 3 weeks. My wife works at the school and is required to go to work. My supervisors response was I don't know what to tell you. Find someone to watch them or take off and loose pay. And use up you're vacation... —  read more 

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Do it

We SHOULD shut down the hot/salad bar during this crisis. Prepacked foods only from prepared foods and bakery. I can't believe our company is moving so slow to make this decision.

Weird

Our store has been out of nestle purelife, now all water is gone. We were out of paper both towels and toilet paper for 2 days until the truck finally showed yesterday. It's so bad our store had to limit sales of water, paper and hand sanitizer.

Get out of there

Next round is in October '20. So get ready for it. After that they will got rid of certain department mngs. That is why they are working on paying MODs 50 cents more.

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Here we go again

So sick of the stress that comes with working for this company. I know the grass is not always greener, but it just gets worse everyday. Rodney is terrible. He will destroy Kroger completly. Good luck to everyone who is waiting to see if we get to... —  read more 

Are You Prepared?

It's a near certainty that you will be laid off at least once in your lifetime. Knowing this, what are you doing to prepare for the day when you're notified that your position has been eliminated? Do you have emergency savings to cover 6 months'... —  read more 

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