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August 26, 2021: U.S. Department of Labor

U.S. Department of Labor determines Mondelēz Global LLC did not outsource jobs or transfer work from Atlanta Bakery to Mexico

 

“The petition alleged that worker separations, or threats thereof, were due to outsourcing over the years from the Atlanta Bakery to other facilities including to the [sic] Mondelēz’s Mexico Bakery caused the closure of the Atlanta and Fairlawn New Jersey Bakeries.”

“The Department determines that… [Mondelēz Global LLC] did not shift the production of cookies or crackers… to a foreign country.”

View the full determination from the U.S. Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration (DOLETA) here.

August 19, 2021 – Associated Press

Mondelez workers on strike at Virginia bakery plant

 

Hundreds of workers at a Mondelez International bakery in Virginia are on strike, seeking to block the company’s demands for concessions in contract negotiations and end what the union calls the outsourcing of jobs to Mexico.

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May 18, 2021: U.S. Department of Labor

U.S. Department of Labor determines Mondelēz Global LLC did not outsource jobs or transfer work from Fair Lawn Bakery to Mexico

 

“The petition alleged that worker separations, or threats thereof, were due to production of Nabisco products being shifted to Mexico.”

“The Department determines that… [Mondelēz Global LLC] did not shift the production of cookies or crackers.”

View the full determination from the U.S. Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration (DOLETA) here.

February 12, 2021 – Reuters

Fact check: GA and NJ Nabisco plant closures not moving jobs to Mexico, parent company says

 

After snack company Mondelez International announced two U.S. biscuit bakeries would close in 2021, posts have been circulating on social media saying the jobs “will be shipped” to Mexico or that the move was caused by President Joe Biden’s administration. These claims, however, are false according to a company spokeswoman.

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February 11, 2021 – USA Today

Fact check: Nabisco factory shutdowns not related to President Joe Biden, jobs not going to Mexico

 

The claim: Nabisco is moving jobs to Mexico after Biden’s election

A viral claim falsely links a popular snack brand's closure of two East Coast bakeries with unrelated events in foreign trade and presidential politics.

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