Cases & Deals

Kraft Heinz prevails in arbitration with UFCW seeking double pension benefits for former employee

Clients Kraft Heinz Foods Company

Jones Day client Kraft Heinz Foods Company prevailed in an arbitration involving a grievance filed by the UFCW, Local 538 seeking almost $200,000 in double pension benefits for a former employee in connection with the closure of the Cafeteria Department at the company's Madison, WI facility. After a hearing and briefing, Kraft Heinz persuaded the arbitrator to issue an award denying the grievance in its entirety.

Kraft Heinz Foods Company and UFCW Local 538, Arb. Ref. No. 16-53099-6