URBAN SUPERTARGET DRAWS UNION CRITICISM

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Union officials here are waging a campaign against a planned SuperTarget store that the company said it plans to open in the city's crowded Midway neighborhood.It will be the first urban SuperTarget in the Twin Cities."SuperTargets will drive wages [in area supermarkets] down," said Bernie Hesse, director of organizing for United Food and Commercial Workers Local 789. The Minneapolis-based

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Union officials here are waging a campaign against a planned SuperTarget store that the company said it plans to open in the city's crowded Midway neighborhood.

It will be the first urban SuperTarget in the Twin Cities.

"SuperTargets will drive wages [in area supermarkets] down," said Bernie Hesse, director of organizing for United Food and Commercial Workers Local 789. The Minneapolis-based retailer is openly opposed to unions.

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