The uproar over "pink slime" beef products may have claimed some collateral damage, with a meatpacking worker in California saying she and her colleagues were laid off without notice in the wake of a bankruptcy filing by AFA Foods Inc.
In her class action lawsuit, filed in bankruptcy court in Delaware this week, Nadia Sanchez asserts that she and 200 co-workers were abruptly laid off early last month when AFA decided to shutter a plant in Southern California amidst an Internet backlash to its controversial beef-trimmings product. The lawsuit says the workers weren't given the 60-days advance notice required under the federal Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act and California labor law. 'Read more...
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