Grocers Admit Phone Calls

A grocery CEO admits he called competitors days before supermarket chains simultaneously rolled back a $2 an hour pandemic bonus for workers. One executive, Sobeys CEO Michael Medline, told MPs he was so wary of discussing wages in a teleconference with rival chains he put his general counsel on the line and refused comment. The Commons industry committee is investigating whether grocers breached the Competition Act: “It seems odd.”

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