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2021 Recall Information

FFG is recalling employees furloughed, terminated or laid-off between March 27, 2020 and June 15, 2020. Employees should sign and return the acceptance letter in their recall packet via U.S. Mail or email to your HR contact below no later than January 20, 2021. You have 14 days to inform FFG whether the employee elects to return to employment (“Active Status”).

Please see below for Frequently Asked Questions:

Question: After I have confirmed my intent to return, what are the next steps?
Answer: Do not to return to Flying Food Group’s facilities until instructed to do soYou will be contacted by your human resources representative regarding next steps. In case there is no work available at FFG’s unit, we will evaluate other work options.

Question: Is there a risk of being furloughed or laid-off again?
Answer: Yes. If no additional government funding is received by FFG and no work available at the unit, you will be furloughed or terminated again as soon as the PSP1 funding is used up, which will likely occur at the latest by end of March 2021.

Question: Is it possible, that the current rules from the Department of Treasury will change again?
Answer: Yes, the Department of Treasury’s preliminary guidelines may be subject to further updates, revisions, or modifications and the Secretary of the Department of Treasury may waive these requirements in his or her sole discretion to the extent permitted by law.

Question: How does the process work after I accepted the recall letter?
Answer: While you are required to contact us as outlined and by the date shown in your recall letter you are specifically directed not to return to Flying Food Group’s facilities until instructed to do so by your local human resources representative. Flying Food Group cares deeply about the safety of its employees. We are currently formulating a plan to safely return additional employees to the workplace during this pandemic. We are also evaluating the safest and most efficient process regarding all administrative requirement to change your status back to “Active” (e.g. ID and I-9 verification).

Question: Do I retain my seniority after my return?
Answer: Yes.

Question: When will I be eligible for Health Benefits?
Answer: You will be eligible to participate in FFG Benefits effective the date of your onboarding.

Question: As of what date would I be paid when I accept the recall?
Answer: We are still waiting for final clarification by Treasury on this question. Our current assumption is that you will return to the payroll effective the date your onboarding.

Recall Phone Number773-470-2835

UnitHR RepresentativeUnit Information


Diandra Dakers
2 Airport Park Rd, East Granby, CT 06026
Office #: 860-844-0310


Nydia Acevedo
640 Frelinghuysen Ave., Newark, NJ 07114
Office #: 973-623-3395


Jennifer Green
324 Rogers Blvd, Honolulu, HI 96819
Office #: 808-836-2431


Sandy Dhayanandham
45200 Prologis Plaza, Suite 110, Sterling, VA 20166
Office #: 571-325-5600


Tanya Escobar
JFK International Airport-Building 146, Jamaica, NY 11430
Office #: 718-917-7782


Esther Castro
901 W. Hillcrest Blvd, Inglewood, CA 90301
Office #: 310-670-3944


William Villanueva
6360 Hazeltine National Drive, Orlando, Florida 32822
Office #: 407-851-8297


Guillianny Rebolledo
1650 NW 70th Ave., Miami, FL 33126
Office #: 305-718-3800


Elio Benitez
4330 N. Trans World Road, Schiller Park, IL 60176
Office #: 847-678-0726


Andrea Karras
2300 South 154th St, Seattle, WA 98188
Office #: 206-244-3430


Eileen Ho
240 LittleField Ave, South San Francisco, CA 94080
Office #: 650-822-5903


Sol Borges
5333 S. Laramie Ave, Chicago IL 60638
Office #: 773-884-0770

Resources for Laid Off Employees

New Jersey

We recommend contacting your state unemployment agency for more information:

FFG WARN/Layoff (Bay Area Employees)
Unemployment Insurance
Information that explains which benefits are available and how to file an Unemployment Insurance claim:

Health Insurance Coverage
Californias can purchase affordable health insurance or apply for free coverage through Medi-Cal:

NOVAworks brochure
NOVAworks/EDD Informational Webinar flyer
Bay Area Workforce Development System (Bay Area job centers)
Covered California Brochure

For information about COBRA and workers’ rights and responsibilities for continuing healthcare coverage after a layoff: or 866-444-3272

401k Information
OneAmerica Retirement Services
Retirement Program 401(k)
(800) 858-3829

Allied Benefit Systems
(855) 442-3477
Premium: (800) 288-2078

CVS Caremark
Premium: (877) 860-6415

PPO: (877) -238-6200
HMO: (877) -238-6200

(800) 877-7195

Basic Life/AD&D, Voluntary Life/AD&D, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability Accident, Critical Illness & Hospital Indemnity
Reliance Standard
(800) 351-7500

Flexible Spending Account (FSA) & Commuter Benefit
BRI-Benefit Resource, Inc
(800) 473-9595

Pet Insurance
(877) 738-7874

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