LOS ANGELES -- The United Food and Commercial Workers Union here plans to file a suit on behalf of consumers this week charging three chains with restraint-of-trade and federal securities violations for agreeing to share revenues during the Southern California strike-lockout, Rick Icaza, president of UFCW Local 770 here, told SN last week. Brian Dowling, a Safeway spokesman, told SN the three chains involved in the labor dispute -- Safeway, Albertsons and Kroger-owned Ralphs -- do have a ...

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