A small sandwich chain set off a firestorm last month after abruptly firing all of its employees via email just three days before Christmas.
Now, thanks to the help of a local labor group, some of those laid-off workers are getting their jobs back.
The Workers Organizing Committee of Chicago (WOCC) helped 14 former Snarf’s Sub Shop employees win a month’s work of back pay from their former employer. The WOCC, a union of Chicago retail and food workers that advocates for a $15 minimum wage and improved working conditions, represented the former Snarf Sub Shop workers before the National Labor Relations Board.
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