SAFEWAY ENDORSES STRAWBERRY WORKERS' RIGHTS

PLEASANTON, Calif. -- Safeway here has joined the ranks of other supermarket chains that in recent months have openly declared their support of the right of strawberry workers to organize into unions.The chain, with 1,368 stores in the United States and Canada, said in a statement that its decision to announce its support of the rights of strawberry workers was "simply the right thing to do."The declaration

PLEASANTON, Calif. -- Safeway here has joined the ranks of other supermarket chains that in recent months have openly declared their support of the right of strawberry workers to organize into unions.

The chain, with 1,368 stores in the United States and Canada, said in a statement that its decision to announce its support of the rights of strawberry workers was "simply the right thing to do."

The declaration arose from an agreement with the United Farm Workers of America, the

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