THE SN LIST: LARGEST UFCW CONTRACTS SET TO EXPIRE IN 2004

RANKNTRACTLOCALNUMBER OFWORKERSEXPIRATION DATE1) STOP & SHOP (NEW ENGLAND)Multiple42,000Feb. 14*2) NORTHERN CALIFORNIA GROCERY MASTERMultiple27,939Sept. 113) GIANT/SAFEWAY (WASHINGTON/BALTIMORE)Local 400, Local 2725,043March 274) PUGET SOUND (WASH.)Multiple17,353May 25) KROGER/ALBERTSONS/SAFEWAY (DENVER)Local 7R14,174Sept. 116) MINNEAPOLISLocal 65312,482Feb. 297) KROGER (HOUSTON)Local 45512,091April

RANK

NTRACT

LOCAL

NUMBER OFWORKERS

EXPIRATION DATE

1) STOP & SHOP (NEW ENGLAND)

Multiple

42,000

Feb. 14*

2) NORTHERN CALIFORNIA GROCERY MASTER

Multiple

27,939

Sept. 11

3) GIANT/SAFEWAY (WASHINGTON/BALTIMORE)

Local 400, Local 27

25,043

March 27

4) PUGET SOUND (WASH.)

Multiple

17,353

May 2

5) KROGER/ALBERTSONS/SAFEWAY (DENVER)

Local 7R

14,174

Sept. 11

6) MINNEAPOLIS

Local 653

12,482

Feb. 29

7) KROGER (HOUSTON)

Local 455

12,091

April 3

8) KROGER (LOUISVILLE, KY.)

Local 227

9,991

April 10

9) A&P

Local 464A

8,135

July 17

10) KROGER (TENNESSEE/KENTUCKY)

Local 1995

7,719

May 15

Five UFCW locals negotiated five different contracts simultaneously with Stop & Shop; contracts ratified Feb. 15.Source: United Food and Commercial Workers International Union