OAKLAND, Calif. -- Representatives from nine local chapters of the United Food and Commercial Workers Union were scheduled to meet here late last week to discuss strategy for a strike set to begin at midnight Sept. 8 at more than 300 supermarkets in northern California operated by Albertson's, Boise, Idaho, and Safeway, Pleasanton, Calif. The unions, which represent more than 22,000 retail clerks and meat cutters, said they are seeking wage increases of up to $1.50 per hour, maintenance of ...
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