CALGARY, Alberta (FNS) -- Canada Safeway's 11,000 workers in 73 Alberta stores struck the chain last week, leading the retailer to begin hiring replacement workers. Chain employees walked out at midnight on Tuesday, setting up picket lines and waiting for the arrival of some 2,500 replacement workers. All the chain's supermarkets opened for business Wednesday morning, and a Safeway official estimated about 300 regular employees crossed picket lines. Scattered scuffles and blockage of ...
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