Raley's workers OK strike, but talks to resume Friday
Dale Kasler, Sac Bee, June 7, 2012Raley's employees have voted in favor of the first strike in the grocer's 77-year history – but labor and management are still attempting to cut a deal.
After three days of counting votes, Local 8 of the United Food and Commercial Workers said its members voted to authorize a walkout against Raley's.
Even with the union's contract at Raley's set to expire late Wednesday, a walkout didn't appear to be imminent. Raley's and the union said another bargaining session will be held Friday. The terms of the contract will remain in effect despite the expiration.
Friday's contract talks will be ...