Loblaw Workers OK Strike

MISSISSAUGUA, Ontario — Citing a lack of progress in contract negotiations, union workers at Loblaw Cos. stores in Ontario gave their leaders the authorization to call a strike against the retailer.

MISSISSAUGUA, Ontario — Citing a lack of progress in contract negotiations, union workers at Loblaw Cos. [2] stores in Ontario gave their leaders the authorization to call a strike against the retailer.

Workers in Windsor, Chatham and Sarnia voted in favor of strike authorization this week, with a vote of Ottawa-based members scheduled for Sunday, according to United Food and Commercial Workers Locals 175 and 633 here.

Further negotiations between Loblaw and four local unions are scheduled later this month.