Connecticut Local Authorizes A&P Strike

Members of United Food and Commercial Workers Local 371 here this week have voted to authorize a strike against 15 A&P locations in Connecticut as “both sides are far apart” in talks on a new contract, the local said yesterday.

WESTPORT, Conn. — Members of United Food and Commercial Workers Local 371 here this week have voted to authorize a strike against 15 A&P locations in Connecticut as “both sides are far apart” in talks on a new contract, the local said yesterday.

The original contract, covering about 1,500 workers, expired Feb. 28. In a prepared statement, the local said job action could begin as soon as April 10.

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