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US Foods and one of two Teamsters locals in Severn reach agreement over warehouse closure

US Foods and one of two Teamsters locals in Severn reach agreement over warehouse closure

US Foods and the Teamsters local representing striking warehouse workers at a Severn distribution center have reached an agreement over the planned closure of the facility, the company said Thursday.

Members of Local 570 of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters ratified the agreement Wednesday night, the company said in a statement.

"Last night union members ratified the agreement, which provides them with severance, health care and transition assistance," Debra Ceffalio, a US Foods spokeswoman, said in the statement. "Closing this facility was a difficult decision; however, it was necessary to more cost-effectively service our customers throughout the area...

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