DENVER -- The strike by United Food and Commercial Workers Union Local 7 here against King Soopers and the subsequent employee lockout by Safeway ground on into its fourth week last week as the dispute spread to more stores. Although talks had resumed briefly late last month, no progress was reported by either side -- despite some observers' feelings that the accidental deaths of two picketing Safeway employees, who were hit by a swerving car, might hasten an end to the dispute. Negotiations ...

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