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2006-06-25 11:49:46

NEW YORK (Reuters) - About 16,000 workers at three New York-area grocery store chains avoided a strike after the stores reached labor agreements with the union representing them, the union said. The United Food and Commercial Workers Union Local 1500 reached an agreement with Pathmark Stores Inc. and Ahold NV's Stop & Shop on Friday evening, the union said in a statement. A four-year contract was set to expire at 11:59 p.m. on Saturday. It affects more than 7,000 workers at...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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