In Portland, Ore., 5,000 retail clerks and meatcutters at 102 food stores have ratified new three-year agreements more than two months before their current contracts were to expire in mid-July, said United Food and Commercial Workers Local 555. This agreement is in contrast with three years ago, when the negotiations resulted in an 87-day strike against Fred Meyer Inc. This year's negotiations centered on economic issues only, with journeyman clerks getting annual hourly raises of 30 cents ...

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