AUBURN, Wash. — Teamsters Local 117 has renewed its strike at a United Natural Foods Inc. warehouse here, claiming that the wholesaler fired 72 workers at the facility during the on-again, off-again labor protest. “The company’s action to replace its employees is retaliatory, unlawful and frankly despicable,” said Tracey A. Thompson, secretary-treasurer of Teamsters Local 117, in a statement. The local had first called a strike against the facility, which ...
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