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Burger King Illegally Disciplined Striking Workers, NLRB Says

Burger King Corp. franchisee in Missouri unlawfully retaliated against several workers who participated in a strike last April, a National Labor Relations Board judge ruled Tuesday...

Administrative Law Judge Christine E. Dibble also ruled the franchisee, whose legal name is EYM King of Missouri LLC, violated the National Labor Relations Act when it refused to hire a man who had strong ties to a local outpost of the Workers’ Organizing Committee.

She gave EYM two weeks to offer the man, Terrence Wise, a job at one of its Kansas City locations and told the company to make him “whole for any loss of earnings and other benefits.”... Judge Dibble...called Wise’s union participation the “epitome of protected” activity...