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UAW challenges Mercedes-Benz union vote, asks NLRB for new election

Posted on AllSides May 24th, 2024
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The United Auto Workers union is challenging the results of last week’s organizing vote of Mercedes-Benz workers in Alabama — in which workers voted against union representation — and is asking federal officials to order a new election.

The union alleges the German automaker fired four pro-union workers, forced workers to attend anti-union meetings and interfered with workers’ ability to advocate for the union, among a dozen or so other claims.

The National Labor Relations Board confirmed Friday afternoon that its Atlanta-based office received the UAW’s objections to the election.

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