MEIJER, UFCW EXTEND CONTRACT AFTER NEW OFFER IS REJECTED

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- United Food and Commercial Workers Union Local 951 here said it has extended its contract with locally based Meijer Inc. through Oct. 14, after members rejected an offer on a new agreement recommended by the union.30,000 retail clerks and meatcutters at 53 Meijer stores in Michigan, as well as warehouse and transportation employees at the chain's local distribution center. Because

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- United Food and Commercial Workers Union Local 951 here said it has extended its contract with locally based Meijer Inc. through Oct. 14, after members rejected an offer on a new agreement recommended by the union.

30,000 retail clerks and meatcutters at 53 Meijer stores in Michigan, as well as warehouse and transportation employees at the chain's local distribution center. Because the vote against the new contract proposal did not total two-thirds of those voti

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