LOS ANGELES -- Workers at 101 Food 4 Less stores across Southern California ratified new labor contracts last week that include a second tier for wages and a slower progression to the top pay scale. However, the new contract gives second-tier employees at Food 4 Less the same medical benefits as second-tier employees at Albertsons, Ralphs and Vons -- a gain for the union, a union negotiator for the United Food and Commercial Workers Union told SN. Both Food 4 Less and Ralphs are owned by ...

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