By Kevin Smith
Source: Los Angeles Daily News

Scores of Food 4 Less and Foods Co. workers representing nearly 6,000 local employees rallied Thursday, March 7 in Baldwin Park, calling for equity, fair pay and increased safety measures ahead of their June 8 contract expiration.

The workers, who are employed at stores throughout Southern and Central California, are gearing up for a united contract negotiation with Kroger, parent company of the two supermarket chains. They are represented by the United Food and Commercial Workers union.

UFCW Local 770 President Kathy Finn said employees are frustrated by the wage disparities between Food 4 Less and Ralphs, which also is owned by Kroger.

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