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SIXTY-SEVEN PERCENT OF SAFEWAY EMPLOYEES ACCEPT JOB OFFERS AT NEW TRACY DISTRIBUTION CENTER

 SIXTY-SEVEN PERCENT OF SAFEWAY EMPLOYEES ACCEPT JOB OFFERS
 AT NEW TRACY DISTRIBUTION CENTER
 TRACY, Calif., April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Specialized Distribution Management Inc. (SDMI), the operator of Safeway's new distribution facility in Tracy, announced today that a total of approximately 537 Safeway employees have accepted jobs at the new facility, under terms of the contract accepted by the Teamster's union on April 26. The contract offered jobs to approximately 800 Safeway employees affected by the opening of the new center in Tracy. The deadline for replying to the contract offer was noon Tuesday, April 28.
 "We are extremely pleased with the high level of response we've seen, and are looking forward to beginning operations as scheduled on May 1," said Brenda Crum, co-owner of SDMI.
 Including these newest employees, the Tracy facility will be fully staffed with a total of approximately 855 employees for the opening of phase 1 on May 1. Phase 2 of the operation is scheduled to open on July 13, 1992.
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 /CONTACT: Brenda Crum of Specialized Distribution Management Inc., 916-371-7811, or 916-523-0597 (beeper)/
 (SWY) CO: Specialized Distribution Management Inc.; Safeway ST: California IN: REA SU:


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