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Monday, March 26, 2007

Union authorizes strike against Albertsons

Grocery store union members voted by a more than two-thirds margin Sunday to authorize union officials to call a strike against Albertsons markets across Southern California, if an agreement cannot be reached with store owners, a union spokesman said Monday. More than 11,000 people voted to approve the move, according to Mike Shimpock, spokesman for the United Food and Commercial Workers Southern California Grocery Workers union.

(nctimes.com)