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The Boston Globe reports that employees at Supervalu-owned Shaw’s Supermarkets have begun selective picketing of the company’s stores in Boston and New Hampshire, one day after more than 300 workers at one of the company’s fresh foods distribution centers went out on strike.

The company said it was disappointed the workers rejected a “fair and reasonable contract offer” that it called its “last, best and final offer.” It would not disclose contingency plans.

The union said that the “reasonable” offer included a cut in pay for some employees, and that it would remain on strike “for as long as it takes” to get a fair agreement.
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