Tentative deal reached between Stop & Shop, striking workers

Striking workers were outside a Stop & Shop in Dorchester Saturday. –NATHAN KLIMA FOR THE BOSTON GLOBE

A tentative deal between Stop & Shop and thousands of striking workers was reached Sunday night, both sides said in separate statements.

The strike, which had been in its 10th day Sunday, began when 31,000 Stop & Shop workers walked off their jobs April 11 at 240 stores in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut.

The tentative, three-year deal between Stop & Shop and the five United Food and Commercial Workers locals representing the workers offers increased pay for all associates, as well as continued health coverage and retirement benefits, both sides said.


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