Calif. Union Sets Strike Vote

LOS ANGELES — In an effort to get labor negotiations moving, the United Food and Commercial Workers Union said members in its seven Southern California locals are scheduled to take a strike authorization vote later this week. The voting will involve employees of Supervalu-owned Albertsons, Kroger-owned Ralphs and Safeway-owned Vons, whose members constitute most of the 62,000 workers in the seven locals.

LOS ANGELES — In an effort to get labor negotiations moving, the United Food and Commercial Workers Union said members in its seven Southern California locals are scheduled to take a strike authorization vote later this week.

The voting will involve employees of Supervalu-owned Albertsons, Kroger-owned Ralphs and