UAW Aims To Push MBUSI Managers Into Compliance With NLRB Ruling

Cameron Aubernon
by Cameron Aubernon

Following reaffirmation of the National Labor Relations Board ruling in its favor, the United Auto Workers will push managers at Daimler’s Mercedes-Benz facility in Tuscaloosa, Alabama to respect the ruling, allowing the union to discuss organization on the factory floor.

Reuters reports Mercedes “remains neutral” on the issue, preferring to leave the choice to organize among its 2,500 full-time and 1,000 temporary employees. The UAW, meanwhile, wants the automaker to follow its labor policy used outside of the United States, acknowledging “the human right to form trade unions” and respecting “the right of collective bargaining.”

The NLRB ruling reaffirms the original ruling made this summer, ordering Mercedes to rescind a rule in its employee handbook that barred employees from talking about unionization on the floor while not on the clock.

Cameron Aubernon
Cameron Aubernon

Seattle-based writer, blogger, and photographer for many a publication. Born in Louisville. Raised in Kansas. Where I lay my head is home.

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  • Petezeiss Petezeiss on Dec 02, 2014

    Heh... not even baiting with the UAW can make anyone care about VW.

  • JD321 JD321 on Dec 03, 2014

    Forming a government gun-and-jail-backed Mafia is a "Human Right"? Only in the little bratty minds of the left-wing parasites.

  • Beachbunny Beachbunny on Dec 03, 2014

    Go ahead UAW.... make Merc take production (and jobs) to Mexico or Canada. You've done a great job of it with Ford and GM.