A tentative agreement has been reached in contract negotiations that brought 21,000 Puget Sound-area grocery store workers to the brink of a strike against four major chains.
Union leaders for about 21,000 workers at four major grocery store chains in the Puget Sound area are threatening a strike at 7 p.m. Monday unless they reach an agreement on a labor contract with employers.
A union spokesman says four grocery chains with stores in the Puget Sound area have been given notice that 21,000 union workers could strike Monday evening if no contract agreement is reached.
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