Del Monte Union Again Asks 11th Circ. To Hear Torture Claims

Law360, Miami (January 17, 2014, 5:58 PM EST) -- Fresh Del Monte Produce Inc. said Friday that the Eleventh Circuit should uphold dismissal of seven union leaders' case claiming they were tortured in Guatemala by private security forces hired by the company, arguing that the union leaders find themselves without a forum because of their own strategy.

The union leaders, led by Angel Aldana, currently stand in limbo 15 years after the alleged incident, appealing to the Eleventh Circuit for the third time for it to overturn a District Court dismissal of the case while...
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Case Title

Angel Aldana, et al v. Del Monte Fresh Produce N.A.,, et al


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12-16143

Court

Appellate - 11th Circuit

Nature of Suit

3440 Other Civil Rights

Date Filed

December 2, 2012

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