TRADE WINS A ROUND ON STRIKE BILL

WASHINGTON (FNS) -- Supermarket industry groups last week applauded the probable end of striker-replacement legislation in this session of Congress.The Senate failed twice last week to end a Republican-led filibuster on a bill that would have banned businesses from hiring permanent replacements for striking workers. Democratic leaders and union officials conceded it was unlikely the bill would be

WASHINGTON (FNS) -- Supermarket industry groups last week applauded the probable end of striker-replacement legislation in this session of Congress.

The Senate failed twice last week to end a Republican-led filibuster on a bill that would have banned businesses from hiring permanent replacements for striking workers. Democratic leaders and union officials conceded it was unlikely the bill would be considered again in this session.

"This week's votes were a major victory for fo

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