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Daily Archives: October 22nd, 2013

Tentative deal averts grocery strike here; Bay Area’s BART work stoppage ended by accord

Excerpt: And now, for some good news! The Unit­ed Food and Com­mer­cial Work­ers announced this evening that its nego­ti­at­ing team has been able to reach an agree­ment with Allied Employ­ers on a new (and pre­sum­ably fair) con­tract, there­by avert­ing a strike against Fred Mey­er, QFC, Safe­way, and Albert­son’s stores through­out west­ern Wash­ing­ton. Mean­while, down in Cal­i­for­nia, […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Core Encyclopedia Topics, Economic Security
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