ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- A Wegmans spokesperson says the supermarket giant and representatives from Teamsters Local 118 will resume labor dispute negotiations Friday.
Last week, Lieutenant Governor Bob Duffy stepped in and urged the two parties to come together on an agreement. Some 900 Wegmans employees represented by Teamsters are fighting to keep their current pension and retirement fund.
The union says Wegmans' offer would immediately cut employees' compensation package, eradicate their pension and jeopardize their spouses' health care. Wegmans called the current pension fund troubled, and blames the union for providing misinformation and pressure on its members.
The union held a 'practice' picket last month and is threatening a full strike if an agreement isn't reached.
Wegmans says if the workers go on strike it has a plan in place to keep stores operating as normal.