By Timothy Inklebarger
Source: Supermarket News

Some 3,000 union workers at 38 Kroger grocery stores in West Virginia, Kentucky, and Ohio have rejected a new contract proposal and authorized a strike that could take place “at any moment,” the United Food & Commercial Workers Local 400 announced on Friday.

A Kroger spokesperson could not immediately be reached for comment.

UFCW released two statements on Friday, announcing that its members voted 1,375 to 214 (87%) to reject Kroger’s contract proposal and 1,347 to 229 (85%) to authorize a strike.

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