- Wage increases of 3 percent in each year of a five-year contract
- Retain current pension benefits
- Retain current health and legal and educational benefits
- Current contract language on nearly all work rules
Demographic trends seem to be headwinds for Service Corp., but the stock is actually a smart value play.
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