COLORADO UNION, CHAINS SEEK CHANGES IN CONTRACT PARAMETERS

DENVER -- United Food and Commercial Workers Local 7 here last week proposed a new health care plan, which it said could save the supermarket chains about $21 million per year.In an interview with SN, Ernest Duran, president of the local, said the proposed changes would involve switching to a different insurance carrier and a new type of plan as part of a new contract to replace the current one that

DENVER -- United Food and Commercial Workers Local 7 here last week proposed a new health care plan, which it said could save the supermarket chains about $21 million per year.

In an interview with SN, Ernest Duran, president of the local, said the proposed changes would involve switching to a different insurance carrier and a new type of plan as part of a new contract to replace the current one that expires on Sept. 11.

"There would not be any reduction in worker benefits," D

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