LABOR MATTERS

Supermarkets and their local labor unions will be treading on fragile economic ground when they face off in upcoming contract negotiations.Skyrocketing health benefit costs and nonunion competition have retailers wondering how they can continue to foot the bill for employee health care while still remaining competitive. Some union representatives are saying they are prepared for a tough fight despite

Supermarkets and their local labor unions will be treading on fragile economic ground when they face off in upcoming contract negotiations.

Skyrocketing health benefit costs and nonunion competition have retailers wondering how they can continue to foot the bill for employee health care while still remaining competitive. Some union representatives are saying they are prepared for a tough fight despite the soft economy in order to get higher wages and continued health and pension benef

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