COMPTON, Calif. -- Ralphs Grocery Co. here became the largest supermarket chain to back the United Farm Workers in the union's effort to organize California's strawberry pickers. derson, Ralphs vice president for external affairs, met with Arturo Rodriguez, UFW president, as well as several strawberry workers from Watsonville, Calif., to sign a pledge endorsing the organizing campaign. "This is the biggest step we have ever taken," O'Neill said. "We've never come out publicly and said we ...
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