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Stop & Shop Workers Sign Labor Deal

QUINCY, Mass. — Stop & Shop workers represented by five locals of the United Food and Commercial Workers voted Sunday to approve a new three-year contract, the retailer said.

“Our goal throughout this process has been to secure fair and reasonable contracts that benefit our associates, their families and our customers, while also positioning Stop & Shop to compete effectively in what is increasingly a competitive environment,” the company, based here, said in a statement. “We are very pleased that these contracts achieve this goal and recognize the outstanding contribution and hard work of our 40,000 store associates.”

Read more: Stop & Shop Workers Agree on New Contract

Neither the company nor the union has publicly shared details of the agreement.

Negotiations surrounded how the parties would deal with changes to health care law going into effect next year.

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