Union Claims Victory for Shaw's Workers; Strike Over

On July 8, workers at Shaw's supermarkets voted to end a months-long strike. There is a Shaw's store in Keene. The union www.ufcw.org called the new contract a victory for workers. The contract includes "good wages, comprehensive and affordable health care, and a generous retirement plan," according to a union press release. The union did not make workers available for media interviews. Coverage of the strike is at:

www.valleypost.org/2010/04/27/photos-shaws-workers-strike

www.valleypost.org/2010/04/28/grocery-warehouse-strikers-speak-out

www.valleypost.org/2010/05/08/massachusetts-workers-consumers-boycott-shaws

Dissident UFCW members' voices can be heard at www.LaborNotes.org

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