I’ve noticed every year the focus is on HOW we work instead of the actual technology we work with. Administrative overhead is up easily 50% and productivity is down. More and more business degrees and MBA types are becoming my colleague rather than... — read more
Topics regarding layoffs at Kroger Co.
Is it just my location or does management seem to get a kick out of berating employees in front of others? Not one day goes by that some member doesn’t get humiliated in public. I find this to be very unprofessional and demeaning, not to mention it... — read more
Now we know where all of these "transformation" jobs went. Hey Rodney, do you know who doesn't shop at Kroger? People who don't live in the United States. Do you know who else doesn't shop at Kroger? Former Kroger employees who lost their... — read more
A question for long time employees: was there even a time when Kroger actually cared about their employees? I’ve been here for less than 3 years and not once have I seen anything to show this. I keep hearing about how great this company was….but NOT... — read more
We non-essentials are now slated to continue working from home until 6/1. Will the company leverage this window to re-evaluate it’s necessary infrastructure to support non-essential associates? Do we need the buildings and garages, do teams really... — read more
I’m just reading the news that Kroger has found itself on eMarketer’s list of the top ten U.S. e-commerce retailers. According to sales, we are in ninth place, behind Wayfair, but ahead of Costco. I’m just wondering what you think of all this? While... — read more
Kroger no longer provides paid time off to employees who test positive for the coronavirus or who had been exposed to someone infected and need to quarantine. Really??? Is this true? I just saw this on CNBC. Luckily, I left the company on time... — read more
Kroger Co. is shifting around many of its technology and digital positions, with some employees possibly losing jobs, even as it is expanding its overall employment in that growing area... — read more
How likely is that there will be Kroger Layoffs 2021? Any news or rumors?
Kroger stop caring about their employees when they started going international, Now instead of board of directors being brought up through ranks of Kroger. You have people from Sweden and Switzerland over logistics and other vital areas of company... — read more
Kroger is shutting down another location in Houston. Another day, another store gone. It’s always sad to see a closure in our company. It is a sign that things are not as good as they appear. I hope every member in that store will be able to... — read more
As soon as Amazon bought Whole Foods and Wall Street told Kroger they had no strategy Rodney and the anti-American board of directors embarked on a mission to let greedy sales people from consulting companies guide the company's destiny. Always... — read more
Hey RM what about the human spirit of your employees? You think “cost cutting” aka layoffs were a way to do that? We’re in the middle of a pandemic and from what I saw in the Sept quarter earnings report the company repurchased $211 million in... — read more
I was an executive and retired a few years ago... the company is not the company that it once was they could care less about you... i know first hand. I retired when i got the inside look at how the company was going to get rid of “outdated” high... — read more
Can anybody please explain to me why are we having layoffs when sales are through the roof (at least in my store?) I haven't been here for a long time, but if this is how Kroger treats its employees when the results are this good, I don't think I'll... — read more
Yes, this is REAL. It’s happening to me now! I have to re-interview for my own position. If I am NOT accepted / rehired, then we get a package and we have to jump through specific hoops on specific dates to obtain said package. My situation is... — read more
Kroger getting rid of people with higher salaries and longer tenure. Also age. They do the standard it’s a reorganization but it’s a mass layoff of talent and expenses. Starting this past week. People have till nov 30 2020 until they are gone... — read more
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
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
How is this district doing now under the newish Walmart president?
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
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
Here is the truth. This company has become a disaster. The Atlanta Division is a good ol boys club, and it is the same tired no vision a–holes that continues to get promotions. If you are an ASL, or thinking about becoming one RUN. We are treated... — read more
I just want to get out of this place - hopefully with some kind of severance for my ten years. If I could volunteer, I would. And to think I used to like working here.
Kroger can’t keep up with the Costco’s or Walmart’s and Amazon it should’ve done something innovating a decade ago but fell asleep never listening to there biggest asset the associates for change and ideas who better then somebody that’s on the sales... — read more
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.
Management getting an extra bonus. Very convenient to do right before the associate survey.
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
What’s happening in Kroger are they getting away from marketplace stores
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
I was just wondering if the additional layoffs that were supposed to happen this year are still in play. I believe they were supposed to layoff more long term in store management, cut GO employees, cut divisional VP's down to one, etc. I know the... — read more
Does the Kroger Thank you pay go to salaried managers?
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
Where is the bonus for salaried workers??? We are on the front lines everyday and have not received squat. The hourly associates get the 2 bucks an hour raise and a bonus. Store management, Clicklist supervisors, beverage stewards get nothing?? This... — read more