UFCW Could Strike 150 Supermarkets In Southern New York State- 06/23/10
Southern New York State could be facing a grocery workers strike. Sixteen thousand workers represented by the United Food and Commercial Workers Union Local 1500 are holding strike authorization meetings today. Contracts for the workers expire at the end of the week. The sticking points between the two sides include healthcare benefits, wages, and pensions. The union represents workers at Stop and Shop, King Kullen, and Pathmark supermarkets. A strike would impact more than 150 supermarkets in the region.