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LABOR SUPPORT RALLY FOR KROGER STRIKERS SET FOR SATURDAY

 LABOR SUPPORT RALLY FOR KROGER STRIKERS SET FOR SATURDAY
 MADISON HEIGHTS, Mich., May 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Kroger strikers and


their supporters will rally Saturday, May 2, at the UFCW Local 876 and UAW Region 1 adjoining parking lots in Madison Heights. The rally is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. and will be followed by a demonstration at a Kroger store.
 Speakers will include: Ed Scribner, president of the Metro Detroit AFL-CIO; Linda Barnes, Kroger striker; Ron Brown, president of UFCW 876; James Gibbs, president of United Mine Workers of America, Local No. 2490 (Gibbs is a coal miner and was one of the leaders of the mine workers' strike against the Pittston Company); Luther Jackson, international vice president and treasurer of Newspaper Guild Local 22; Bob Lent, UAW Region 1 director; Carolyn Park, Region 1A organizer for technical, office and professional, member UAW Local 600; and Alberta Rigsby, UFCW Local 876, director of Striker's Relief Services.
 Entertainment will include: Attic Theatre Productions - Woody Guthrie's songs; and Mike Kerwin, UAW Local 174 retirees, co-chair, Labor Crises Support Committee.
 In a statement, Ron Brown, Local 876 president, said, "The rally will demonstrate the continued strong support for the strike by our members and the breadth of solidarity by the rest of the labor movement and the community."
 -0- 5/1/92
 /CONTACT: Jerry Gordon of UFCW Local 876, 313-585-9671/
 (KR) CO: United Food & Commercial Workers Local 876 ST: Michigan IN: SU:


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