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Unionized employees at Ahold's Stop & Shop chain in New England have voted to approve a new three-year contract, averting a threatened strike that could have begun yesterday. Under the new agreement with the 40,000 affected workers, represented by the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW), Stop & Shop will fund 100 percent of employee healthcare.
KC's View:
It would appear that level heads have prevailed.

Must've been old-fashioned New England rectitude…