Jewish Labor Committee Honors Empire Kosher Poultry


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e2.jpgThe Jewish Labor Committee honored Greg Rosenbaum, CEO of Empire Kosher Poultry, with the National Trade Union Council for Human Rights Award, in recognition of Empire’s exemplary partnership with its union members. The award ceremony took place at the JLC’s annual dinner in New York City on Wednesday evening.

The Jewish Labor Committee annually honors those who show leadership and defend Jewish ethics in the labor movement. 

e1.jpgEmpire Kosher Poultry, the nation’s largest processor of kosher poultry, is a union facility that proudly employs 500 union members.

In accepting the award Rosenbaum stated, “Empire is proud to uphold not only the strictest standards of kosher law, but also Jewish ethics in our interaction with our workforce.”

Over 500 people attended Wednesday’s dinner at New York’s Sheraton Hotel, including New York City’s Mayor Michael Bloomberg.  Also honored were Bruce Raynor, president of UNITE-HERE and Richard Iannuzzi, president of New York State United Teachers.

PHOTO CREDIT – Jack Miller – Miller Photography