LOS ANGELES -- A federal judge here last week approved a settlement of class-action labor lawsuit in which Vons, Albertsons, Ralphs and a subcontractor agreed to pay a total of $22.4 million to resolve claims that they had underpaid janitors for years. The suit, filed in 2002, alleged that the three chains hired janitors through the subcontractor, Building One Service Solutions, but were responsible for the workers' scheduling, which included overtime without pay. Each of the 2,000 ...

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 a complimentary copy of SN's salary survey sent to you by email.
 

Click here to read the FAQ page if you have any questions (opens in a new window)
 

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.

Already registered? here.