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UNFI Comments on Teamsters Local 117 Union Situation
Providence, RI -- Feb 07, 2013 -- United Natural Foods, Inc., said today that it is pleased that members of Teamsters Local 117 have voted to ratify its’ latest contract offer. Union members approved the proposed collective bargaining agreement, which will carry a five-year term, and they will return to work immediately. The Company plans to accommodate all returning workers. According to the agreement terms, both sides agree to withdraw and not re-file all pending Unfair Labor Practice claims.
“UNFI is pleased to welcome back our associates,” commented Sean Griffin, UNFI Group President. “We appreciate the hard work and diligence of the negotiating teams and mediator in reaching a fair and equitable agreement and now look to move forward together as a Company.”