CANONSBURG, Pa. — Kroger workers in the Ohio Valley represented by United Food and Commercial Workers Local 23 on Sunday voted to reject the company’s contract offer, the union here said. Although workers have already authorized a strike, the union said it would return to the bargaining table with the Cincinnati-based retailer. The contract covers around 1,000 workers at 12 Kroger stores in West Virginia and Ohio. Workers are negotiating to replace a contract that expires Aug. 28.

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