Source: MPR News

More than 500 grocery store workers in the Brainerd Lakes area started a planned four-day strike Friday.

Members of the United Food and Commercial Workers Local 663 work at Cub Foods, SuperValu and Super One Foods stores in Brainerd, Baxter, Crosby and Pequot Lakes. The stores are owned by S & R Quisberg and Miner’s.

A majority of union members voted on Dec. 12 to authorize a strike. The union says employees are seeking better wages, workplace protections and benefits. It has accused the stores of engaging in unfair labor practices, which the store owners deny.

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