STRIKE CLOSES TO GIANT FOOD WAREHOUSES

LANDOVER, Md. (FNS) -- Giant Food truck drivers last week went on strike, forcing the chain to close its two warehouses and contract with wholesalers for direct-store delivery.The contract for Giant's 320 union drivers expired Dec. 14. Since then officials from Teamsters Local 639, store officials and state arbitrators remained at loggerheads over settling union wage demands. Drivers staffed picket

LANDOVER, Md. (FNS) -- Giant Food truck drivers last week went on strike, forcing the chain to close its two warehouses and contract with wholesalers for direct-store delivery.

The contract for Giant's 320 union drivers expired Dec. 14. Since then officials from Teamsters Local 639, store officials and state arbitrators remained at loggerheads over settling union wage demands. Drivers staffed picket lines outside of stores, as the United Food and Commercial Workers' Union, representin

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