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The UK’s Independent reports that the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) has filed a compliant with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), charging that the 2 Sisters Food Group fired six employees for having attended a union organizing meeting and filing complaints against their managers.

The catch: 2 Sisters Food Group is a supplier to Tesco’s Fresh & Easy chain in the US, which has been targeted by the UFCW for what it says is an anti-union approach to management. The supplier reportedly has committed $60 million to building a facility adjacent to Tesco’s California distribution center.

According to the Independent, a 2 Sisters Food Group spokesman said that the company “vehemently denies it has violated in any way US labour law. Specifically, it has not terminated the employment of any employee for union activity and has not engaged in intimidating tactics."

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