Striking Nabisco workers to vote on contract offer

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A tentative agreement between Mondelez International and members of the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union could end a walkout involving a bakery at 7300 S. Kedzie Ave.
Mondelez International and a union said Wednesday they have reached a tentative agreement that could end a strike against the company's Nabisco operations.

The walkout by members of the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union started in August and has affected six locations nationwide, including the Chicago bakery at 7300 S. Kedzie Ave. and a distribution site in Addison.

Both sides said a ratification vote by union members will occur in a few days, once information about the proposal is circulated. Picketing will continue until an agreement is ratified. A striking worker in Chicago said a vote may occur Friday.

Union President Anthony Shelton said in a statement that an agreement was reached "very late" Tuesday night. It came after a concentrated two-day period of bargaining.…
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