Mondelez Global Defends Firing Union Workers At 7th Circ.

Law360 (January 13, 2021, 8:05 PM EST) -- A Seventh Circuit judge said Wednesday that it seemed "pretty fishy" that snack food giant Mondelez Global promptly ended an inquiry into high overtime costs at a New Jersey plant shortly after terminating three union officials who had recently led a boycott and contract campaign against the company.

Mondelez Global is asking a panel of the appellate court to reverse a finding by the National Labor Relations Board that the company harbored anti-union sentiments against the union employees and unlawfully terminated them after an overtime study of the Fair Lawn, New Jersey, facility purportedly showed they committed time theft. But during...

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