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Jewish man fired by Unilever for taking time off during Rosh Hashanah in 2019

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Jewish man fired by Unilever for taking time off during Rosh Hashanah in 2019

Rosenbaum emphasized that his faith prevents him from working on as of late, and took the time off anyway, notifying his superiors at Unilever by technique of electronic mail concerning the pickle.

 Unilever headquarters in Rotterdam, Netherlands August 21, 2018.  (photo credit: REUTERS/PIROSCHKA VAN DE WOUW)

Unilever headquarters in Rotterdam, Netherlands August 21, 2018.

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(picture credit ranking: REUTERS/PIROSCHKA VAN DE WOUW)

A Jewish man was fired from Unilever, the Ben & Jerry’s parent firm, for taking time off during Rosh Hashanah two years in the past, The Fresh York Post reported on Thursday. 

David Rosenbaum was working as a total manager at Unilever’s Englewood Cliffs at its Fresh Jersey headquarters when he told Frank Alfano, his boss, that he deliberate to take days off for the Jewish holidays in 2019, to which his boss replied that he couldn’t take time off for the Jewish Fresh 300 and sixty five days nor for Yom Kippur, according to Rosenbaum’s lawsuit.

Unilever has been making headlines as of slack for its decision to ban the sales of its ice cream in the West Financial institution.

Rosenbaum emphasized that his faith prevents him from working on as of late and took the time off anyway, notifying his superiors at Unilever by technique of electronic mail concerning the pickle.

Rosenbaum was fired over the phone the following day. 

The court filing additionally acknowledged that Alfano allegedly touched Rosenbaum and asked him to lend him cash.

Ben & Jerry's ice cream (Illustrative) (credit: MARC ISRAEL SELLEM)Ben & Jerry’s ice cream (Illustrative) (credit ranking: MARC ISRAEL SELLEM)

Rosenbaum additionally worked with the ice cream firm’s marketing team to prepare sales events. Rosenbaum alleged that his firing was “extra evidence of Unilever’s antisemitism.”

A Unilever spokesperson told The Jerusalem Post that “Unilever strongly refutes these allegations and has a zero-tolerance policy on antisemitism or any form of discrimination in the stutter of business.”

It was reported in slack July that Ben and Jerry’s board chair made a statement that she was no longer antisemitic following Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid’s statement that the boycott is a “frightening give up to antisemitism.”

Nonetheless, one other deliver that same month acknowledged that Ben & Jerry’s Board of Directors desired to boycott Israel in its entirety, but was stopped from doing so by Unilever.

Ben Sales/JTA and Tovah Lazaroff contributed to this deliver. 

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