MODESTO, Calif. — Save Mart Supermarkets here said it is rebalancing labor hours to sales in eliminating 56 positions at two stores and asking 99 other employes to be transferred, accept demotions or switch from full-time to part-time status. The rebalancing follows the chain's decision to replace two Lucky Stores with the chain's Food Maxx format. "These were not job cuts," Alicia Rockwell, the chain's spokeswoman, told SN. "It was a rebalancing of labor hours to current sales, in ...

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