Westchester Stop & Shop Workers Have Yet To Strike Despite No New Deal

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Union workers are still working at Westchester Stop & Shop locations despite threats to strike. Photo Credit: Grocery.com

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- Union workers of Stop & Shop supermarkets threatening to go on strike have yet to do so despite passing a Saturday deadline with no new contract in place, according to Supermarket News.

The 5,500 members of United Food and Commercial Workers Local 1500 will reportedly continue to work despite Stop & Shop's refusal of a contract extension.

The union is threatening to strike in response to alleged threats by Stop & Shop to drastically reduce or cut healthcare benefits.

Stop & Shop has 12 locations in 10 towns in Westchester County, including White Plains, Tarrytown, Ossining, Somers, Port Chester, Mamaroneck, Yonkers, Eastchester, Dobbs Ferry, New Rochelle and Mount Vernon.

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it's Obama's fault!

Activist Bill:

babe, you're right, it IS Obama's fault. But the Unions supported Obama in both elections and supported his ACA, so now they should be willing to accept the ACA as millions of others are being forced to do.

big man:

strike and hit them hard

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