Acme, Union Discussing Labor Buyout

Acme and the union representing workers here are discussing terms of a voluntary severance program that would go into effect this fall.

PHILADELPHIA — Acme and the union representing workers here are discussing terms of a voluntary severance program that would go into effect this fall.

Terms of the buyout are still being discussed but a draft published on the website of United Food and Commercial Workers Local 1776 calls for two weeks of pay for every year of service for workers with most seniority, with terminations expected to begin Oct. 29 and lasting until Feb. 1, 2011.

Acme is a division of