CINCINNATI -- Negotiations between Kroger here and United Food and Commercial Workers Local 1099, also based here, heated up last week as union members voted to authorize a strike. The two sides had previously agreed to a contract extension, but the union exercised its right to terminate the extension last week and urged its members to vote for a strike after the company failed to produce an adequate contract, a spokesman for the union told SN. The vote, by about 5,000 members, was 97% ...

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