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BRF said the acquisition is

BRF buys Argentina meat processor Calchaquí

By Oscar Rousseau

One of Brazil’s largest meat firms BRF has acquired the Argentinian pork business Alimentos Calchaquí, according to an investment bulletin published by BRF.

TPP will help create jobs, according to an open letter to Congress

US Congress urged to approve TPP

By Michelle Perrett

A group of former US agriculture secretaries have issued an open letter urging Congress to pass the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP).

A tentative agreement has been agreed covering workers at all 29 ports on the West Coast

Progress made in US port dispute

By Georgi Gyton

A long-running dispute involving a number of major ports on the US’ West Coast may be nearing its end.

Kellogg claims the employment terms at Memphis fall under a local contract that expired in October, 2013 and can be negotiated on, but the BCTGM argues they're covered in a master contract that doesn't expire until 2015 and therefore cannot be negotiated on

Kellogg v BCTGM

Kellogg v BCTGM: Contract wars over Memphis lockout

By Kacey Culliney

The BCTGM union has accused Kellogg of acting outside the law in its lockout, claiming employment terms held under a master contract can’t be negotiated, but Kellogg says the terms fall under a local, supplemental contract which expired last October.

It's very common for larger companies to have both a master contract and local contract, a common point of confusion, says an attorney

Kellogg v BCTGM

What will this Memphis contract war come to?

By Kacey Culliney

A labor attorney says there could be a number of reasons behind the Kellogg-BCTGM contract dispute and now that the National Labor Relations Board is involved, worse-case scenario it could end up in the US Supreme Court.

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