Posts Tagged ‘employees’

Hershey workers voting on labor agreement

by Associated Press Published: June 4,2010

Tags: employees, employers, labor unions, manufacturing

HERSHEY, Pa. — Workers at the hometown plants of chocolate manufacturer Hershey are voting on a labor deal that could cut hundreds of jobs. Employees began voting this morning on a restructuring agreement that would expand one of the plants in Hershey and turn the original factory built by founder Milton Hershey into an office […] [...]

Tyson settles donning/doffing case

by Associated Press Published: June 4,2010

Tags: employees, lawsuit, manufacturing, poultry

WASHINGTON — Tyson Foods Inc. has settled a decade-long dispute with the Labor Department by agreeing to pay workers at poultry plants for time they spend putting on and taking off protective clothing. Federal officials have insisted that poultry companies pay employees for all hours worked, including donning and doffing sanitary gear before and after […] [...]

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