WEST BERLIN, N.J. -- Union members at 10 southern New Jersey ShopRites ratified a new four-year contract last week, ending a seven-week strike. The workers, represented by the United Food and Commercial Workers Local 1360 here, were expected to return to work late last week, Karen Meleta, spokeswoman for the retailers, told SN. The new contract provides for wage increases of $1.60 over the course of the contract and also includes a signing bonus for full- and part-time employees whose ...

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