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Grocery workers, ski patrollers fuel a growing labor movement in the Mountain West
Sarah Fotis, assistant bakery manager at the King Soopers in Denver's Capitol Hill neighborhood, on the first day of the United Food and Commercial Workers Local Seven strike. Fotis said she was picketing for people like her cake decorator co-worker Regina, who has been with King Soopers for more than 30 years but low wages combined with family tragedy and illness have prevented her from retiring. "I'm out here fighting for people like that," Fotis said.
Robyn Vincent
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Mountain West News Bureau
The King Soopers grocery-store strike is emblematic of a broader labor movement sweeping the country, and parts of the Mountain West, as workers walk out for better pay and benefits or unionize to harness their collective power.
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