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Teamsters Union Local 773 files labor complaint against Breinigsville employer

01.31.11

FEBRUARY 2011, Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton edition of The Union News

Teamsters Union Local 773 files labor complaint against Breinigsville employer

BY PAUL TUCKER
THEUNIONNEWSABE@AOL.COM

LEHIGH VALLEY, January 11th- The International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) Union Local 773, Hamilton Street in Allentown, filed a complaint with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Region Four office in Philadelphia alleging Magnolia Logistics Inc., 8301 Industrial Boulevard in Breinigsville, violated the National Labor Relations Act (NLRAct).

According to the Unfair Labor Practice (ULP) charge, which was discovered by the newspaper while reviewing petitions and complaints filed at the National Labor Relations Board, the Union alleges the Employer, violated Section 8 (a), subsections (1) and subsection (5) of the NLRAct.

The newspaper is the only member of the local media that reviews and publishes the information.

Magnolia Logistics Inc. is a grocery transportation company and according to the ULP employs approximately 60 workers at the Breinigsville facility.

“The above named Employer, by and through its agents, has violated the above-referenced sections of the Act by direct dealing with union member Juan Navarro and by refusing to bargain in good faith with the above-named Union, including but not limited to by failing to timely notify the Union of discipline as required under the parties’ collective bargaining agreement,” states the complaint.

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