Seattle, Tacoma Unions Approve New Contracts

SEATTLE — Union members here voted by margins exceeding 90% to accept new three-year agreements with three employers that boost wages, preserve health benefits and secure pension contributions, the unions said Thursday.

The new contracts cover United Food and Commercial Workers Union  Local 21 here and UFCW Local 367 and Teamsters Local 38 in the Tacoma area. The agreements — covering approximately 20,000 workers at 225

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