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Albertsons-owned Shaws Supermarkets and the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) have reached a tentative deal on a new four-year contract that will cover 6,000 employees in Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

Details of the tentative agreement were not available as of this posting. The talks, which were being conducted with the help of a federal mediator, were in the final day of a five-day contract extension of the expired three-year contract.
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