press release

April 3, 2012

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

Giant Food Associates Ratify New Labor Contract

Landover, Md. (April 3, 2012) – Giant Food of Landover, Md. today announced the ratification of new labor contracts with UFCW Locals 400 and 27.

“We are very pleased that our associates ratified the contracts reached between Giant and UFCW Locals 400 and 27,” said Giant Food President Anthony Hucker. “Throughout negotiations, our goal was to reach an agreement that ensures our associates continue to be among the highest compensated in the industry in the Baltimore-Washington area, while also positioning Giant to effectively compete in a growing marketplace. We are very pleased that these contracts achieve this goal and recognize the outstanding contributions and hard work of our 17,000 store associates.”

The new contracts cover workers at Giant Food stores in Maryland, Northern Virginia and Washington, D.C. For more information, visit

About Giant Food of Landover, Md.

Giant Food LLC, headquartered in Landover, Md., operates 174 supermarkets in Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and the District of Columbia, and employs approximately 22,000 associates. Included within the 174 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