loader
Page is loading...
generic_insight_detail

Third Time is NOT the Charm: Nissan Smokes UAW Again in Union Vote


More than 3,500 Nissan workers in Canton, Mississippi, overwhelmingly voted against union representation by the United Auto Workers (UAW) on Aug. 3 and 4. The final vote tally was 2,244 to 1,307. This follows two prior defeats of the UAW by Nissan in 1989 and 2001, so third time is not the charm. It also is the latest in a long line of losses by the UAW in the South and within foreign car companies' U.S. manufacturing sites. The latest blowout defeat for the UAW raises significant questions about the union’s future and its ability to organize foreign auto manufacturers. The UAW filed unfair labor practice charges on Aug. 4 against Nissan shortly after the vote concluded alleging employee intimidation and other misconduct. If the National Labor Relations Board finds merit to any of the allegations, it could result in a re-run election. For now, however, Nissan and its other Japanese automotive counterparts' American operations remain union-free.


LEAVE YOUR COMMENT

RELATED ARTICLES

Show Me The Money! CNN To Pay $76 Million To Resolve Labor Board Complaints

January 22, 2020 | Labor Relations, National Labor Relations Board, Unions and Union Membership

Union Corruption Update: Federal Takeover of the UAW on the Horizon?

January 14, 2020 | Labor Relations, Unions and Union Membership

Union Violated Labor Law By Refusing To Provide Information On How To Resign

January 9, 2020 | Labor Relations, National Labor Relations Board, Unions and Union Membership

Labor Board Rounds Out 2019 with a Few More Obama-Era Reversals

January 6, 2020 | Labor Relations, National Labor Relations Board, Unions and Union Membership

Subscribe

Do you want to receive more valuable insights directly in your inbox? Visit our subscription center and let us know what you're interested in learning more about.

View Subscription Center
RELATED TOPICS
Nissan
NLRB
United Auto Workers
Trending Connect
We use cookies on this site to enhance your user experience. By clicking any link on this page you are giving your consent for us to use cookies.