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In a bombshell legal brief, Flaum Appetizing's attorney, Jeffery Meyer of the firm Kaufman Dolowich Voluck & Gonzo LLP, is accused of extremely serious ethical violations in connection with an attempt to trick immigrant workers at Flaum into signing away their right to the wages they worked for.
Today is the Global Day of Action to get Tnuva to honor the rights of its distribution workers. Support the actions- please call Tnuva USA and Apax Partners (the controlling owner of Tnuva).
Yoram Behiri | President & CEO at Tnuva USA | (T) 973.808.1691 | email@example.com
John Megrue | CEO at Apax Partners US | (T) 212.753.6300 | John.Megrue@apax.com
"Today is a sad day for the principle of equal rights under the law and for the economic security of every working family. The National Labor Relations Board's decision in Mezonos Maven Bakery allows unscrupulous employers to retaliate against undocumented workers and violate federal labor law without any meaningful sanction whatsoever. Under the NLRB's interpretation, an employer does not have to pay a single cent of backpay for illegally firing an undocumented worker regardless of whether the employer bothered to verify a worker's immigration status during years or even decades of hard work undertaken by that employee.
Tnuva, the multinational kosher cheese giant, received an unexpected visit from a delegation of rabbis and community members concerned about the corporation's ethics along its supply chain. Tnuva distributes its cheeses in New York City through the Flaum Appetizing Corp., a business widely-shunned for unlawful labor practices and abuse of immigrant workers from Latin America. The delegation came after Tnuva failed to engage in meaningful dialogue with a group of a dozen prominent rabbis who wrote to the company regarding Flaum and the importance of ethics in the kosher food system.
Statement of Brandworkers International on the Union Vote at Target
"Brandworkers applauds the election result favoring Target management yesterday, subject to challenge by the union, is yet another example of how corporate executives with the help of sophisticated anti-union law firms and public relations agencies can undermine the aspirations of workers for a voice on the job. One of the great untold stories in our nation today is how giant retailers like Target and Wal-Mart have used relentless anti-union campaigns to maintain a model of employment based on low-wages, unpredictable work schedules, and a lack of job security.workers and UFCW Local 1500 for their courageous and ongoing effort to create quality jobs at one of America's largest retailers. The 137 to 85
Morton Williams, a well-known chain of twelve supermarkets, has discontinued the sale of Sonny & Joe's hummus over concerns about workers' rights violations at Flaum Appetizing Corp., the Brooklyn-based producer and owner of the Sonny & Joe's brand. Morton Williams joins a critical mass of prominent retailers including Fairway, Zabar's, and Food Emporium that have dropped Sonny & Joe's hummus after immigrant workers began speaking out against pervasive wage theft, abusive management, and denial of benefits at Flaum.
Rosario Ramirez lost her husband Juan Baten after he was crushed to death at a Brooklyn tortilla factory.
Rosario and her seven-month old daughter are in need of financial support to avoid eviction, put food on the table, and keep the utilities on.
Please take a moment to make an online contribution and help ensure Rosario and her daughter can persevere through these days of grief.
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Celebrating Champions of Economic Justice