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WASHINGTON -- Strong economic conditions and tight labor markets are emboldening the labor unions representing food industry workers in 1998.Unions are expected to push for a greater share in employers' financial success as a payback for concessions made in the early 1990s.Despite the union stance, labor negotiations aren't expected to be more contentious this year. Instead, a good economy and a fear

WASHINGTON -- Strong economic conditions and tight labor markets are emboldening the labor unions representing food industry workers in 1998.

Unions are expected to push for a greater share in employers' financial success as a payback for concessions made in the early 1990s.

Despite the union stance, labor negotiations aren't expected to be more contentious this year. Instead, a good economy and a fear of protracted labor disputes are likely to bring management and labor toget

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