June 21, 2024

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Court orders McDonald’s to provide information on health plans

In the face of denial Fast food For McDonald’s to provide information on the health plan offered to its employees, the Seventh Labor Court in Florianópolis ordered the renewal of the official letter of compliance with the request, with a fine for non-compliance and “without prejudice to any description of the offense of disobeying a court order.”


McDonald’s will pay a fine if you do not provide the requested information.

While directing the labor lawsuit, the court requested information on the health fund, the monthly cost borne by the employer, the amounts spent by the joining employee and any participation percentage. The company responsible for the franchise claimed “trade secret” and refused to give an explanation.

Then Judge Carlos Alberto Pereira de Castro noted that, according to Article 378 of the Code of Civil Procedure, “no one relieves himself of the duty to cooperate with the judiciary to discover the truth.”

According to the judge, the requested information is not protected by commercial confidentiality. Nominee company “Giant” Fast food And known, including break the law And Court settlementstries again – in a childish manner, or with a measure of pure irony – against an act of justice,” he said.

For Justice Patricia Santana – President of the Association of Labor Judges District 12 (Amatra-12) and Director of Social Communication at the National Association of Labor Justice Judges (Anamatra) – “A labor judge must seek to remove procedural obstacles that can only reinforce inequality. materialism and create obstacles to clarifying the truth.”

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