SALT LAKE CITY -- After signing an agreement with the United Farm Workers, American Stores Co. here has become one of the largest supermarket operators to declare support for the right of strawberry workers to determine for themselves whether or not they want to unionize. At press conferences May 30 in several stores in various parts of the country, the chain announced its support of the "basic rights" guaranteed California strawberry workers under state laws, by requiring its growers to ...

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