King Soopers employees vote overwhelmingly to strike

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DENVER — Members of the union representing Kroger-owned King Soopers/City Market employees voted Friday night overwhelmingly to authorize a strike.

More than 92 percent voted in favor of walking off the job, according to the United Food and Commercial Workers Local 7 union.

Friday’s vote came after talks between the union and the company broke down. The current contract ended Jan. 12, and Local 7 and King Soopers have been engaged in drafting a new collective bargaining agreement since mid-December.

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