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Arden Group, the parent company of 18-store Gelson's Markets, announced that company employees who are members of the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) ratified a new labor contract on terms similar to those reached by Vons, Ralphs, and Albertsons. The new labor contract expires in March 2007.

"Gelson's is pleased to continue its outstanding relationship with its employees," said Bob Stiles, President of Gelson's Markets. "Exceptional customer service begins with exceptional employee relations."
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