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Workers at nearly 80 Kroger’s King Soopers go on strike as talks stall

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By Siddharth Cavale and Praveen Paramasivam (Reuters) -More than 8,000 workers at nearly 80 King Soopers stores went on strike for better wages and benefits on Wednesday after the latest round of negotiations between the Kroger Co-owned Colorado chain and the union failed. The strike started at 7:00 a.m. ET and will go on for three weeks, UFCW Local 7 union said. The workers on strike are employed at King Soopers stores in the Denver metropolitan area, Boulder, Parker and Broomfield cities of Colorado, among others. Kroger said King Soopers would remain open as it has brought in workers from a…

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