UPDATE: Stop & Shop union workers unanimously ratify new three-year contract

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Most union workers at Stop & Shop have voted on a new contract on Thursday night.

The United Food & Workers Commercial Workers International confirms the contract was ratified unanimously by standing vote on Thursday evening.

Union and management came to terms on that three-year deal on Easter Sunday. 

It ended an 11-day walkout that sent thousands of workers to the picket line to fight for pay and benefits. 

Related Content: Stop & Shop strike cost company about $100 million

The labor dispute reportedly cost the company about $100 million in losses.

Meantime, WBUR is reporting (https://wbur.fm/2IUF0c5) that one of the company’s unions, representing about a third of the workers, has already signed on to the new deal.

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