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NLRB to Hear Trade Fair Dispute

NEW YORK — An ongoing tangle between Trade Fair supermarkets and its union-represented butchers could be headed for a hearing before the National Labor Relations Board.


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The NLRB has issued a complaint against the Queens supermarket, finding there was sufficient merit in allegations of improper surveillance, interrogation, suspensions and terminations of employees engaged in union activities, among other charges, according to United Food and Commercial Workers Local 342.

Read more: Trade Fair Locks Out Butchers: Union

The union filed its complaints following a walkout and subsequent lockout earlier this year.

Trade Fair management must now respond to the official complaint in writing by the first week in July. If they choose not to settle the case amicably with the union, there could be a hearing in front of an administrative law judge in late August.

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