The agreement, described by Kroger as “tentative”, covers 3,500 Fred Meyer employees and 4,500 QFC workers in the city.
US union United Food & Commercial Workers Union said it would recommend the deal to its members this weekend. Details of the agreement were not released.
Fred Meyer Stores, based in Oregon, runs 127 multi-department stores in four western states.
QFC, headquartered in the state of Washington operates 77 stores in Washington and Oregon.