WESTBURY, N.Y. -- Workers at King Kullen's grocery warehouse here went on strike last week after rejecting the company's offer of $1.5 million in severance pay to be divided among 112 Teamsters whose jobs will be eliminated when the warehouse closes Sept. 30. The union is also angry that the company will not reconsider its plans to outsource its distribution to a nonunion wholesaler. "This strike is about respect and dignity," said Gary LaBarbera, international trustee for Teamsters Local ...
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