PORTLAND, Ore. -- The federal mediator assigned to the 10-week old strike against Fred Meyer Inc. here has called representatives from labor and management back to the negotiating table. Rick Sawyer, director of membership services for United Food and Commercial Workers Local 555, the union involved in the strike, said the mediator has requested meetings with labor and management on Tuesday, Oct. 18. Late last week, Sawyer said it was not clear whether the two sides would meet together or ...

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