Mountaire scholarships

7 Delaware students receive $2,500 Mountaire scholarships

Jarek RutzEducation, Headlines

Seven Delaware high schoolers will save $2,500 in college tuition thanks to Mountaire Farms, the nation’s fourth largest chicken company. The company awarded a total of $80,000 to 32 students in the Delmarva region and North Carolina in its latest round of scholarship funds given out to children and grandchildren of employees, growers and grain producers.  “We are proud of …

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Mountaire employees petition to decertify Teamsters union

Betsy PriceBusiness, Headlines

Mountaire employees will vote to decertify their Teamsters Union.   A big old chicken processing plant in Selbyville is crowing about its employees petitioning to decertify the Teamsters union there. If the vote succeeds, it will be the second union to be decertified there in recent months. The National Labor Relations Board has ruled that employees at the Mountaire Farms …