UFCW Local 1208 successfully Negotiates Contract at Smithfield

Smithfield Packing Company and the bargaining committee of the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 1208 reached a tentative agreement on a first contract for the workers at the Tar Heel pork processing facility. More coverage is avaliable here, which recounts the union's efforts and the company's at times illegal opposition over the years.