Federal Charges Filed By Teamsters Against Warren Buffett-Owned Furniture Firm For Mass Firing Of Coronavirus Whistleblowers, Union SupportersFederal Charges Filed By Teamsters Against Warren Buffett-Owned Furniture Firm For Mass Firing Of Coronavirus Whistleblowers, Union Supporters

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NEWARK, N.J., April 2, 2020

“Chilling Effect” of Silencing Workers Could Be Deadly Say Teamsters

NEWARK, N.J., April 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Legal counsel for The Professional Mover’s Union, Teamsters Local 814, has filed unfair labor practice charges against Cort Furniture, a Berkshire-Hathaway subsidiary. The charges filed today with the National Labor Relations Board are based on what union officials say was the retaliatory firing of 19 workers, most of whom had spoken out about poor coronavirus safety practices and who had also recently signed cards to unionize.

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