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Wyoming Grocery Worker Lobbies FTC Chief to Block $29.5 Billion Merger Between Kroger and Albertsons

Tyler Welsh of Cheyenne, Wyoming, has seen consolidation in the grocery store industry and how it affects both consumers and workers in the Cowboy State.

He was among dozens of grocery store workers who traveled to Colorado recently for a public forum held by Federal Trade Commission Chair Lina Khan, who has been making the rounds across the country gathering public input on the proposed $29.5 billion merger of Kroger and Albertsons grocery stores.

“This proposed merger, if not blocked, will be problematic for many reasons, and counterproductive to the way a free-market system is supposed to work,” Welsh told Khan. “First, I’d like to make a comment on what I witnessed firsthand in Wyoming with the 2014-15 Albertsons-Safeway merger.”

Read the source article at Cowboy State Daily

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