The union, which represents workers at JBS factories in the United States, said in a statement this Tuesday, 1 that it urges the company to ensure that all of its employees receive “contractually agreed payments” as units The stay continues. In the document, the union says it is “satisfied” with working round the clock to resolve the issue.
The United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) says it is also asking JBS to work with state and federal leaders to “help JBS’s meatpackers get back to work as quickly as possible” so that these important Workers can keep “our country’s food supplies fully current and safe while the pandemic continues.”
Today’s BloombergAll JBS beef factories in the US were closed as a result of a cyberattack that targeted some of the company’s servers over the weekend, the UFCW reported.
White House Deputy Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre told JBS last Sunday that she was the victim of an attack, and that the company is receiving assistance from the US government. In conversation with reporters, the spokesperson explained that the company was the target of a ransomware offensive, in which criminals block access to infected systems and charge a ransom of sorts for release.