PORTLAND, Ore. -- An employee strike against Fred Meyer Inc.'s stores here has prompted other local operators to lock out union workers in a standoff now affecting some 8,200 employees in five counties. Chains including Albertson's and Safeway and independents including Thriftway, all of whom operate under the same collective bargaining agreement as Fred Meyer, joined in the lockout. These operators and Fred Meyer hired replacement workers to keep the stores operating. Management and labor ...

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