Kroger Co. Layoffs

Topics regarding layoffs at Kroger Co.

January Layoffs!

I hear from several sources both at the regional office as well as various levels of tenured store management that there will be another larger lay-off in January for store management. Has anyone else heard this? I’ve heard 160-180 managers will be... —  read more 

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Post ID: @12nn0IVa

Pay Rodney More!!!

Sure, he deserves it. Where else in America could an accountant systematically gut the culture of hard work and dedication who men of CHARACTER and INTEGRITY such as Lyle Everingham and David Dillon created. Folks he will look you in the eye and... —  read more 

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Post ID: @12lhniX8

Kroger's Layoff song

LET ‘EM GO (sung to the tune of “Let It Go”) The numbers run red on the balance sheet tonight Not a huge profit to be seen A quarter of losses, And it looks like labor costs must get lean. The shareholders are howling up a storm at the board... —  read more 

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Post ID: @12fJRqkd

Expect to see a 15% reduction

I was in the know at GO until I retired. Cuts are coming at GO in 2020. 15% of the workforce. As I remember folks that got less than an average on their reviews will be looked at being eliminated. Posted in another thread by @125SfW6V-2obr, bumped... —  read more 

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Post ID: @128LQqj3

Kroger Layoffs 2020

Have you heard anything about potential Kroger Layoffs 2020? Any news or rumors?

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Post ID: @125SfW6V

Former customer

Due to Kroger laying off valuable managers , I do not shop there, the company does not value their employees.

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Post ID: @11Wo4Fgl

Walmart is the lesser of two evils

I worked for Kroger for three years and truly felt the corporation viewed employees as SLAVES and not in any way assets. From scheduling, which is atrocious and shows a lack of regard for employee well being or personal lives, to not listening to any... —  read more 

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Post ID: @11TX5dfl

Kroger's New Logo

What do you think? Kroger is set to reveal a new logo on Wednesday... Here is the memo... With 135 years in the food industry, Kroger knows food. But both consumer demands and the competitive landscape have changed. We're transforming our... —  read more 

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Post ID: @11SuXTQG

No assistant manager layoffs for now

They are laying off the local grocery warehouse drivers this week. They contracted the deliveries to a cheap carrier. About 30 people. The contractor offered the drivers jobs for 1/2 their current rate. Expect it to hit every division once other... —  read more 

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Post ID: @11KjnoJ9

Layoffs in GO

15% cut is not enough cuts up there in GO, cut all these folks from “key retailing” that travel all over the country doing audits but have very little clue of what reality is like in the real world. They cost us $9,000 just on expenses. Hotels... —  read more 

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Post ID: @11JQETtU

Local grocery warehouse drivers

They are laying off the local grocery warehouse drivers this week. They contracted the deliveries to a cheap carrier. About 30 people. The contractor offered the drivers jobs for 1/2 their current rate. Expect it to hit every division once other... —  read more 

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Post ID: @11Jh61xQ

Do we know anything about the next round yet?

Things seem to have quieted down a bit, which should be a good thing. Still, I can't stop worrying about the next time, which I think we all can agree is coming. So any news would be helpful. I know it might still be too early for anything to be... —  read more 

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Post ID: @11ymnZmA

So a backwards in Arizona

We have lost alot of people in AZ. The powers at the top are so ignorant and disengaged. They paid out severance packages via direct deposit before people even had their meetings.. Can you imagine checking your bank account seeing an extra larger... —  read more 

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Post ID: @11ygTF6i

COUSIN EDDIE?

What are the odds of Rodney getting a visit from Cousin Eddie on Christmas Eve?

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Post ID: @11tmlkEj

The beginning

I've read many comments on here, but none seem to touch on the reason it all started. I work for Kroger myself, but I also own 2 small business, and see what many cannot. A lot of you understand, or are at least aware of, something called 'versus... —  read more 

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Post ID: @11scek4p

How many actually fired?

Can anyone post confirmed numbers for their area/division for people fired? I've just been trying to figure it out. I heard it was 33 for Kroger Mid Atlantic (I personally know 4), but I don't have confirmation. I also heard that other areas had a... —  read more 

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Post ID: @11sDUE6Z

What keeps you working at Kroger?

What's the reason you show up for work? What are things that still inspire you and make you push forward even when it's hard? For me it's my team and my manager who is a true mentor, I try to ignore everything else that's not so good and things... —  read more 

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Post ID: @11sce2Co

Kroger's Denver Division

Looks like the Denver division(Colorado Springs district) is done putting people on the chopping block. They have cancelled all one on one meetings after yesterday's blood bath.(Drastic I know) Store management that are still around get to pick... —  read more 

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Post ID: @11s5LAn2

Tax cuts???

Makes me wonder what the brilliant executives did with the corporate tax cuts since 2017. Well they dumped 5 million into helping hands fund, nice gesture... then they rolled out their program to help associates with college... again nice gesture... —  read more 

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Post ID: @11rWQcPV

Maybe this caused layoffs?

Fresh off the press: Kroger rival Amazon plans to open new chain of grocery stores around the country https://www.bizjournals.com/cincinnati/news/2019/10/07/kroger-rival-amazon-plans-to-open-new-chain-of.html Amazon plans to open dozens of... —  read more 

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Post ID: @11rYQN9B

Is this true?

Corporate cuts are coming in 2020. 15% reduction in head count. Where did this info come from? Is this just somebody guessing or is it based on something concrete? Any more info would be appreciated.

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Post ID: @11rl2fRc

https://ess.kroger.com/oneforce

Down again! Cannot check schedule. What's Kroger I doing? Any layoffs there? SecureWEB Login You are entering the ExpressHR Application. If you click the I AGREE button, changes you make in this application will be changed in all applicable... —  read more 

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Post ID: @11rP1trR

Are you Safe from The Kroger Debacle

Someone needs to start a site.. Where people can mark themselves as SAFE.. You know the kind that they do during Natural Disasters.. This is a Selfish Company disaster for our own..

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Post ID: @11r5KvzD

The layoffs have begun in southern AZ

1st hand knowledge of multiple separations today, most with severance packages that are somewhat reasonable. In my area, they are the same ones used in 2017. Looks like for salaried associate they offer 1 month if pay for every year up to 5 years of... —  read more 

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Post ID: @11qKfUdk

Who is on the chopping block after the managers?

I really can’t see any way that they will stop at this, so I guess the natural question that comes to mind is who is going to be next on the chopping block, and how big of a reduction of workforce are we looking at when this is all over? Also, can we... —  read more 

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Post ID: @11qfLXqO

Fry's cuts

Have they started? Anything else being affected?

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Post ID: @11qzAdMy

Who else feels this way?

I found this somewhat useful. I'm still getting used to still being here while some of my good friends (and our best employees - I always have to emphasize that) are gone. I guess survivor guilt is... —  read more 

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Post ID: @11qxBCgo

CLASSIC BUSINESS CASE STUDY

I come at this wth a perspective of multiple years of experience in GO and in the Divisions and yes the Stores as well. The day that Dave Dillon left as the leader of the company started us on the path we are on today. The decisions since his... —  read more 

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Post ID: @11qgmJFE

Anyone know a good lawyer?

With what Kroger is doing to us. I believe there would be enough victims for a class action suit.

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Post ID: @11qE7F7Z

Share the facts

It's one thing to share details of this situation on this forum. Remember to additionally continue to share this situation with friends and family members. This will allow them to make an educated decision about continuing the support a company... —  read more 

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