STRIKER-REPLACEMENT BAN HIT

WASHINGTON (FNS) -- Spokesmen for trade associations representing the supermarket industry assailed President Clinton's order to prohibit the use of permanent replacement workers by federal contractors.The executive order would not directly affect the industry, but it is seen by some as encroaching on the current law and a first step toward deciding whether private employers can hire workers to replace

WASHINGTON (FNS) -- Spokesmen for trade associations representing the supermarket industry assailed President Clinton's order to prohibit the use of permanent replacement workers by federal contractors.

The executive order would not directly affect the industry, but it is seen by some as encroaching on the current law and a first step toward deciding whether private employers can hire workers to replace employees on strike. But organized labor, which has failed several times to get a

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