Supervalu Settles Employment Suit

Leon G. Bergmann
Leon G. Bergmann

MINNEAPOLIS — Supervalu [3] here has settled a lawsuit against in which the company had alleged that Bergmann violated a non-compete agreement by accepting a position at Unified Grocers, Los Angeles.

Terms of the settlement were sealed, according to court documents.

As previously reported [4], Bergmann, who left Supervalu in October, was hired by Unified as senior vice president of sales. He had been president of independent business at Supervalu.

Read more: Klug, Bergmann Join Unified [5]

Supervalu sued in early December, saying Bergmann had a 12-month non-compete agreement, and sought a temporary restraining order to prevent him from working for Unified. Supervalu had also accused Unified of intentionally interfering with Bergmann’s employment agreements.

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