Immigration raid causes Chicago bakery to lose 800 workers

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Earlier this year in Chicago, a bakery lost 800 workers to an immigration raid.

According to the Bloomberg the bakery was on the Northwest Side.

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Cloverhill Bakery lost more than a third of its employees who did not have sufficient documentation.

The Swiss-based company makes the hamburger buns for McDonald’s as well as other chains.

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A spokesman said the bakery is struggling to replace staff and is facing increasing pressure to raise wages.

The bakery has since lost $21 million due to the raid.

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