Union Expects Little Change in A&P/Pathmark Merger

WASHINGTON -- The United Food and Commercial Workers expects all current labor contracts will be honored in the event of a merger between A&P and Pathmark, Joseph Hansen, president of the UFCW here, said in a statement Wednesday.

WASHINGTON -- The United Food and Commercial Workers expects all current labor contracts will be honored in the event of a merger between A&P and Pathmark, Joseph Hansen, president of the UFCW here, said in a statement Wednesday. A&P on Tuesday said it was in talks to purchase rival Pathmark but that no deal had had been reached. The UFCW represents 54,000 A&P employees nationwide and nearly 29,000 Pathmark workers. New York-based UFCW Local 1500, which represents

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