Wendell Young, president of United Food and Commercial Workers Local 1776, which represents workers at Giant Eagle, says the grocery is closely watching the Kroger/Albertsons merger even though Kroger has been out of the Pittsburgh market for decades. “They’re going to be able to acquire products much cheaper. If you’re Giant Eagle — whether they admit it or not — they’re trying to figure out, ‘What are we going to do?’”
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