PORTLAND, Ore. (FNS) -- Four major retailers are watching the appeal of a $2 million damage award work its way to the Oregon Supreme Court, in hopes of winning some protection against signature-gatherers. That case, Lois Stranahan vs. Fred Meyer Stores, was brought by a woman who was arrested in 1989 for trespassing at a Fred Meyer store while she was gathering initiative signatures. The criminal charges were later dropped. She claimed false arrest, and won $125,000 in general damages and ...
REGISTER TO VIEW THIS ARTICLE - Register for a Free Account
Why Register for FREE?
Registering for content on Supermarket News will give you INSTANT access to invaluable articles and media content that industry professionals rely on. You will have access to our special reports, feature articles, and industry analysis. It’s FREE, easy and quick. What are you waiting for! In addition you will also receive complimentary access to the SN salary survey data tables.
Attention Paid Print Subscribers: While you have already been granted free access to SN we ask that you register now. We promise it will only take a few minutes! Or visit your profile and add your print magazine account number and zip code.