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  • Giant Eagle Contract Ratified!
    Updated On: Aug 13, 2018

    Giant Eagle Members,

    I am pleased to announce that Giant Eagle members have overwhelmingly voted to approve a new 3-year union contract, retroactive to July 1st, 2018. This new contract includes significant increases to starting and hourly wages, improved benefits, a signing bonus, stronger anti-discrimination language, and much more. I would like to thank the union bargaining committee for all their hard work to achieve this agreement for you. Additional contract highlights are listed below. For more information and to review a copy of the agreement, log onto the members only portion of the website and view your contract.

    Congratulations on your new union contract!

    Thank you,

    Wendell Young IV


    Michele Kessler


    Anthony M. Helfer

    Director of Western Division


    Contract is retroactive to the expiration date

    Signing bonus

    Wage increases each year of the contract

    Starting wages increased each year of the contract

    Changes to vacation scheduling

    Lead and Assistant's premium increases

    Changes to lead and assistant team leader language and job responsibilities

    Cash Office, Service Desk premium increased

    Modification of full time workweek

    Front End Coordinators to get a premium

    Night premiums increased

    Changes to temporary and permanent transfer language

    Protection of health benefits with no weekly co-premiums

    Improvements in Eye, Dental, Life and AD&D benefits

    401K improvements

    Improved the amount of time needed to be eligible for Disability Benefits

    Increase in the Legal Benefit

    Bereavement Leave improvement

    Stronger non-discrimination language

    Increase the minimum hours per week for part-time employees

    More full-time jobs to be created

    Improved the number of weeks needed to split vacations into days

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