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    Freight Company Worker Wins More Than $10,500 for Being Illegally Fired for Not Joining Teamsters Union

    August 26, 2022 // Back pay award ends case against employer, federal charge against union for instigating illegal termination still under NLRB investigation Jackson, MN (August 25, 2022) – Jannie Potgieter, who was a freight employee at industrial park USF Holland in Jackson, Minnesota, filed federal charges against the International Brotherhood of Teamsters Local 120 union and his employer in May for illegally terminating him for exercising his right not be a union member. Now Mr. Potgieter has received approximately $10,512 in back pay from USF Holland in exchange for dropping the charge against the company. The charge against the union for union officials’ role in the illegal termination is still pending.