UNION EYES BUY OF PENN TRAFFIC'S BI-LO UNITS

NORRISTOWN, Pa. -- United Food and Commercial Workers Union Local 1776 here said last week it has had discussions with Penn Traffic Co. about buying some or all of the Bi-Lo stores in Pennsylvania.The union said it expects to make a decision this week on whether to proceed.Wendell Young 4th, executive vice president of the 1,700-member local, said the union's offer would encompass 36 Bi-Lo stores

NORRISTOWN, Pa. -- United Food and Commercial Workers Union Local 1776 here said last week it has had discussions with Penn Traffic Co. about buying some or all of the Bi-Lo stores in Pennsylvania.

The union said it expects to make a decision this week on whether to proceed.

Wendell Young 4th, executive vice president of the 1,700-member local, said the union's offer would encompass 36 Bi-Lo stores in northeastern Pennsylvania represented by Local 1776 and possibly 33 Bi-Lo

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