METHUEN, Mass. — Striking workers at Shaw’s distribution center here this week said the retailer is seeking to outsource its meat and deli operations to C&S Wholesale Grocers. According to United Food and Commercial Workers Local 791, the sides were no closer to an agreement after negotiations with a federal mediator on Monday. It said Shaw’s withdrew previous contract offers and presented a new package with “drastic wage cuts” and conditioned upon replacement workers it is hiring ...
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