MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The union representing assembly line workers at Tyson Foods in Manchester says the company is not offering severence pay to most of the workers who will lose their jobs when plant closes in February
Tyson Foods, Inc. engages in the production, distribution, and marketing of chicken, beef, pork, prepared foods, and related allied products. The company operates in four segments: Chicken, Beef, Pork, and Prepared Foods. Already the largest chicken producer, Tyson’s purchase of beef and pork giant IBP Fresh Meats made it the largest meat processing company in the world, serving retail, wholesale, and food service customers in the US and more than 80 countries overseas. In addition to fresh meats, Tyson produces processed and pre-cooked meats, refrigerated and frozen prepared foods, and animal feeds. Its chicken operations are vertically integrated — the company hatches the eggs and then supplies contracted growers with chicks and feed. Don Tyson, son of the founder, controls 80% of Tyson’s voting power.
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Tyson Foods Inc. pleaded guilty Wednesday to 20 felony violations of the federal Clean Water Act and agreed to pay $7.5 million in criminal and civil fines