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The United Food and Commercial Workers Union 770 said in a statement that the supermarket corporations engaged in illegal and covert tactics to prevent workers from exercising their rights guaranteed to them by labor and federal laws.
Supermarket workers in Southern California voted to authorize a strike after unsuccessful negotiations with the corporations that own Ralphs and Vons/Pavilions/Albertsons. The contract that covers more than 60,000 supermarket store employees expired Sunday, March 6.
Corporations representing the supermarkets offered a pitiful raise of a few cents while the union presented proposals that would increase wages, as well as improve working conditions in the stores.
According to the union, grocery sales increased