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Safeway and UFCW reach tentative deal to avert strike in nation’s capital

The Washington Post 03/05/2020

Albertsons, the parent company of Safeway, has reached a tentative deal with the United Food and Commercial Workers union hours before members were set to take up a vote to strike the grocery chain’s stores in Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia. The parties reached agreement on a plan to protect the retirement benefits of workers, the key sticking point in the negotiations.

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