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Employees at the Stop & Shop in Medford had a chat before going into work Monday morning. Globe staff and Globe Correspondent April 21, 2019. Stop & Shop and its striking workers reached a tentative agreement Sunday night, bringing an end to a 10-day work stoppage that crippled New England’s largest grocery chain — closing dozens of stores, delaying food from reaching others, and keeping away loyal shoppers in large numbers. The Stop & Shop workers who were on strike will return to work Monday morning, a union spokesman said Sunday night. As in most modern-day labor disputes, the standoff was largely over rising health care costs and reductions to pension plans. The tentative, three-year a... Full story

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