Supermarket Strike Slows Thanksgiving Business

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Thanksgiving Day is the busiest time of the year for grocery shopping, but you won-t be able to buy any food at almost 900 markets in Southern California because of the strike by 70,000 grocery workers, joined this week by 8000 Teamsters. On Friday, the picket lines will return as markets open again and Vons, Pavilions, Ralph's, and Albertsons. After seven weeks, pocket books and patience are both running a bit thin on the picket lines. We look at the impact on holiday business, the strikers, and consumers with the president of the local United Food and Commercial Workers union, a reporter for the LA Business Journal and KCRW's own Matt Holzman.
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