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One More Week For Middle Swanson's, Talks Continue
Posted by David Havilandon December 31, 2011 at 8:02 pm (633 social interactions)
ABERDEEN, Wash. - One more week for Swanson's employees and shoppers of the Simpson Avenue location in Aberdeen. Sources tell us employees will know more on Thursday of next week, but for now - the lights will come on Sunday morning at the "middle" Swanson's store. Store employees received word more than a month ago that the store's lease was up on New Years Day, and talks to sign a new lease had failed. With a letter of hope in their following paycheck, union staff continue the shuffle to accommodate a possible closure. The last word from management was that talks were continuing and Swanson continued to negotiate a possible lease agreement that could keep the store open.