press release

March 29, 2012

Jamie Miller
Giant Food of Landover, MD
(301) 341-8776
[email protected]

Giant Food, UFCW Locals 400/27 Reach Tentative Agreement on Labor Contract

Landover, Md. (March 29, 2012) – Giant Food of Landover, Md. today announced a tentative agreement on a new labor contract for approximately 17,000 associates in the Baltimore-Washington area. If ratified, the agreement guarantees Giant associates will remain among the highest compensated in the industry in the Baltimore-Washington area, while also positioning Giant to effectively compete in a growing marketplace. The agreement is scheduled for a ratification vote by union membership on Tuesday, April 3.

The new contract applies to workers at Giant Food stores in Maryland, Northern Virginia, and Washington, D.C. For updated information, visit

About Giant Food of Landover, Md.

Giant Food LLC, headquartered in Landover, Md., operates 173 supermarkets in Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and the District of Columbia, and employs approximately 22,000 associates. Included within the 173 stores are 159 full-service pharmacies. Giant opened the first supermarket in the nation’s capital on February 6, 1936. For more information on Giant, visit