Absolutely one on the worst no caring companies I have ever worked for. I am currently a store manager, and the lack of care they have for their associates is overwhelmingly clear. DON'T be fooled by their phoney "feed the human spirit" bologna, and... — read more
Are the Americans who skated by all the India H1B replacements remaining hush hush so their kids get training and internships? How does that work?
I'd like to know if people who were cut are going to be offered these jobs first or not. "Kroger announced Monday that it will hold a hiring event on Thursday to fill 10,000 jobs across its... — read more
It is extremely frustrating to see the competitor 4 blocks from Kroger with people queuing up to get in the parking lot and driving down to a half empty lot at Kroger. It's obvious to anyone that opens their eyes that Kroger is not being run well... — 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
After more than 10 years with the company I finally left. I just walked out. Told manager I quit and I felt such relief and even a twinge of happiness. Kroger is a terrible company that doesn’t value their employees one iota. Over the last year this... — read more
I hope you all found much better jobs after Kroger? The job at Kroger was admittedly only a temporary job for me and when the company started turning to online ambitions, then I started looking for an alternative. I don’t even know why I ever... — read more
I'd like to know if this is an isolated incident or are they closing more stores these days without making any major announcements? "Kroger will close both its Greene County grocery stores within the coming month, the company said... — read more
For the last year I’ve been feeling like this. It’s as if the company is always winning at the expense of their employees. I miss the days when it was a win/win situation. I wish upper management would make decisions that didn’t involve cutting us... — read more
Our store received out yearly bonus. 178%. Sounds like alot until you realize the bonuses structure was changed after the pandemic started. They knew it would be a record bonus for the managers. Can't have that. I ended up getting 21% more than I... — read more
Long Beach City Council: “Hey Kroger, you need to give your grocery workers a couple of extra bucks” Kroger: “No way, we’d rather close stores and lay off... — read more
Is it done?
It’s a shame what Kroger who has posted record earnings during the pandemic is doing to their workers. I used to work at a store in Seattle and luckily I’m not there anymore. My former colleagues still work there and when I saw the news I was really... — read more
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
Has there been a company-wide moratorium on promotions that I don't know about? I've been promised a promotion more than a year ago now and nothing is happening. Every time I bring it up I get reassured that it's a done deal and then nothing happens... — read more
Kroger has joined a growing list of large US grocery store chains offering incentives for workers to get the Covid-19 vaccine. The company announced that its associates would get a one-time $100 payment if they show proof that they’ve received the... — read more
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
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
Are the next round of bonus checks this month?
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
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
All Kroger folks with upper mgmt titles were told at the same time that they might not have their job next week, they know it… They will inform the managers that are being downgraded and demoted, and they will tell it to the ones who are being... — 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
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
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
Management getting an extra bonus. Very convenient to do right before the associate survey.
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
How likely is that there will be Kroger Layoffs 2021? Any news or rumors?
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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