The union representing grocery store workers issued a notice of intent to cancel their current contract extension.
A grocery worker's strike could happen by the end of the weekend, if union leaders don’t reach a deal with their employers by Sunday.
62,000 employees have been working without a contract since March.
For weeks, the union representing them has been in negotiations with the top three grocery store chains over worker's wages and health care benefits.
Workers from Vons, Albertsons and Ralphs recently rejected the most current offer.
A 72-hour notice of intent to strike was given at 7 p.m. Thursday if no deal is reached by Sunday, workers could walk