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By Dave Herndon
Source: FOX 2 Detroit

More than 25,000 members of the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 951 voted to approve one of three new contracts with Meijer.

The new contracts, according to the union, increase wages, give more paid time off, better health care, and more.

UFCW 951 is the largest private sector union in the state, with the vast majority of members being Meijer workers.

“Not only are our members receiving significant wage increases, but the length of time it takes them to get to the top rate has been reduced due to the closing of gaps in the wage scale,” John Cakmakci, president of UFCW Local 951, said. “I am proud of the members who served on the bargaining committee and worked together to achieve contract gains that improve the lives of their fellow members.”

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