STRIKE LOOMING AT CANADA SAFEWAY

CALGARY, Alberta (FNS) -- Bracing for an expected strike of some 11,000 unionized employees in its 83 Alberta supermarkets, Canada Safeway is recruiting as many as 10,000 replacement workers with half-page ads in Calgary and Edmonton newspapers.The United Food and Commercial Workers Union has also taken out ads charging "betrayal" of workers "who gave up $60 million [Canadian] in wages and benefits

CALGARY, Alberta (FNS) -- Bracing for an expected strike of some 11,000 unionized employees in its 83 Alberta supermarkets, Canada Safeway is recruiting as many as 10,000 replacement workers with half-page ads in Calgary and Edmonton newspapers.

The United Food and Commercial Workers Union has also taken out ads charging "betrayal" of workers "who gave up $60 million [Canadian] in wages and benefits to help save the company's Alberta division in 1993."

Doug O'Halloran, union p

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