WESTFAIR WORKERS OK CONTRACT, AVOID STRIKE

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (FNS) -- Management of 18 Westfair-owned superstores and Extra Foods supermarkets here has reached an agreement with more than 2,000 workers for a new contract.The deal averts a feared repeat of a brutal four-month strike in 1987.Eighty-six percent of workers voted to ratify the contract. "It's pretty solid approval," United Food and Commercial Workers union spokesman Don Keith

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (FNS) -- Management of 18 Westfair-owned superstores and Extra Foods supermarkets here has reached an agreement with more than 2,000 workers for a new contract.

The deal averts a feared repeat of a brutal four-month strike in 1987.

Eighty-six percent of workers voted to ratify the contract. "It's pretty solid approval," United Food and Commercial Workers union spokesman Don Keith said, noting the new contract was for six years. David Ryzebol, communication

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