Safeway, Giant strike averted after tentative agreement

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Two major grocery chains with stores throughout the D.C. area came to new contract agreement with their employees Thursday, averting a strike that could have started as early as Sunday, the Washington Business Journal reports.

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The Washington Business Journal's Jeff Clabaugh says that unions representing workers at both Giant and Safeway stores in Washington and Baltimore came to a tentative agreement with the large chains.

The president of the union, Tom McNutt, told the Washington Business Journal in a statement that the contract includes increases in wages and better health and retirement benefits.


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