Portland grocery workers OK strike; SW Wash. could be next

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Portland grocery workers OK strike; SW Wash. could be next

TIGARD, Ore. (July 8, 2019) — United Food and Commercial Workers Local 555 Portland-area grocery store workers have voted nearly unanimously to authorize a strike against Albertsons, Fred Meyer, QFC, and Safeway. As of the end of June, these votes include Portland-area grocery store workers only. The voting process will continue across Oregon and SW Washington in July and August and a final decision will not be made until all votes from across the jurisdiction are aggregated.

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