Look for the Union Label
On strike with Ralphs in California.
11:00 PM, Nov 2, 2003 • By LARRY MILLER
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UPDATE: I walked the picket line again yesterday afternoon, this time at a Vons on Laurel Canyon. Two days ago the head of the union pulled all the strikers away from Ralphs to concentrate on the other two chains (Vons and Albertsons). This was a mistake. Management has locked out the union workers, the stores are manned by scabs, and the parking lots are full again of shoppers who know better, but won't face it.
Larry Miller is a contributing humorist to The Daily Standard and a writer, actor, and comedian living in Los Angeles.
Correction appended 11/3/03: Due to an editing error, the article originally stated that that Ralphs, Vons, and Albertsons are owned by the same company. They are owned by three separate companies.
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