The United Food and Commercial Workers Local 7 filed the grievances against JBS Swift & Co., after more than 100 workers were fired Wednesday from the company’s
Plant workers had said they were refused a request to time their breaks at sunset so they could pray and end their fast during the holy month of Ramadan.
Swift spokeswoman Tamara Smid said she hadn't seen any grievances but that the company would not "comment publicly on these types of issues," according to media reports.
The company said the workers were fired because they walked away from work Sept. 5 before their shifts ended.
Muslim workers at a Swift plant in
Source: Associated Press