Tentative Agreement Averts Grocery Strike

October 22, 2013

More than 21,000 Puget Sound-area grocery workers narrowly averted a strike Monday night when their bargaining team reached a tentative agreement with the national grocery chains Safeway, QFC, Albertsons and Fred Meyer. Members of United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) locals 21 and 367 and Teamsters (IBT) Local 38 will be voting in the coming days on ratification of the contract that has been unanimously recommended by the bargaining team.

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