King Soopers strike ends after union reaches tentative deal with grocer

Union workers at 77 Denver-area grocery stores will vote Monday to approve the contract, after nine days of picketing.

Tamara Chuang for the Colorado Sun
Posted 1/21/22

The United Food and Commercial Workers Local 7 said Jan. 21 that it has reached a tentative three-year labor agreement with King Soopers, ending a strike that began more than a week earlier.

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King Soopers strike ends after union reaches tentative deal with grocer

Union workers at 77 Denver-area grocery stores will vote Monday to approve the contract, after nine days of picketing.

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he United Food and Commercial Workers Local 7 said Friday morning that it has reached a tentative three-year labor agreement with King Soopers, ending a strike that began more than a week ago.

The union said the deal will provide the wages and protections deserved by workers, who were considered essential during the pandemic. The strike ended immediately. More than 8,000 workers walked out on Jan. 12.

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