LA Moving Forward With $5 'Hazard Pay' Raise For Grocery Store WorkersThe vote comes just days after Kroger announced it will close two grocery stores in Long Beach because of a similar mandate recently passed there.
Ralphs, Food 4 Less To Close Two Long Beach Stores Over Hazard Pay LawLast month, the Long Beach City Council passed an ordinance which requires grocers with at least 300 employees nationwide to provide their employees with an extra $4 per hour in hazard pay.
Retailers Can't Spare Change Amid Nationwide Coin ShortageRetailers like Ralphs and Walmart are no longer giving change to customers due to a “significant coin shortage” across the U.S.
Kroger To Provide Free COVID-19 Testing To Southland Grocery Store Workers After 21 Employees At Hollywood Ralphs Test PositiveStarting this month, Kroger Health, the healthcare division of the company, confirmed it would start offering COVID-19 testing to associates, based on symptoms and medical need, through a combination of self-administered kits and drive-thru testing sites.
Coronavirus: Ralphs, Food4Less To Limit Number Of Shoppers, Test One-Way AislesThe grocery store chain, which owns Ralphs and Food4Less, will limit the number of customers inside grocery stores by half.
Coronavirus: Ralphs Offers $2 Per Hour 'Hero Bonus' To WorkersThis is in addition to bonuses of $150 to $300 to part-time and full-time employees which were announced last month.
Kroger Announces 'Appreciation Bonuses' For Hourly Employees Working During Coronavirus PandemicEvery hourly frontline grocery, supply chain, manufacturing, and customer service associate will receive a bonus -- $300 for full-time employees and $150 for part-time employees. 
Longer-Lasting Avocados Coming To Kroger StoresThe avocados will be sprayed with a plant-based solution that is said to lock-in moisture and block oxygen.
Kroger Phasing Out Single-Use Plastic Bags In All Stores By 2025The nation’s largest grocery chain will be plastic-bag free at all of its nearly 2,800 stores by 2025.
Kroger Raises Minimum Age For Gun Buyers To 21Kroger owns Fred Meyer, which sells guns at stores across Oregon, Washington, Idaho and Alaska.
SoCal Ralphs Stores To Soon Get Cashless Checkout OptionA Ralphs store in Studio City will be the first in Southern California to test the technology, which will allow customers to pay through an app and avoid the checkout line completely.