Tentative deal reached to end Stop & Shop strike

BOSTON (WHDH) - Stop & Shop officials say they have reached a tentative agreement with employees to end a workers’ strike.

Thousands of Stop & Shop employees walked off the job April 11 to protest the company’s proposed cuts to health care, take-home pay, and other benefits.

After more than a week of negotiations, the union and grocery chain reached a tentative three-year agreement on Sunday.

The agreement includes

  • Increased pay for all associates;
  • Continued health coverage for eligible associates; and
  • Ongoing defined benefit pension benefits for all eligible associates

The deal is subject to ratification votes by members of each of the union locals.

Stop & Shop says its top priority will be to restock shelves so they can begin serving their communities as soon as possible.

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