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Decision to Unionize Kumho Plant Remains Split

The latest vote of Kumho Tire Georgia Inc. workers at the company’s plant in Macon, Ga., is even closer than the first. The margin is four votes, and there are 13 outstanding ballots hanging in limbo.  

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Michelin Workers in 2 States Ratify New Contract

About 2,500 union employees who work in BFGoodrich plants for Michelin North America Inc. have a new, three-year contract. The agreement covers United Steelworkers (USW) members in Tuscaloosa, Ala., and Fort Wayne, Ind.

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Judge Orders New Union Vote at Kumho Plant

Workers inside the Kumho Tire Georgia Inc. plant in Macon, Ga., are entitled to a new union vote after an administrative law judge determined the company violated employees' rights during its first union election in October 2017.

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Chicago Union on Strike, Car Dealers on Hold

Close to 2,000 technicians at 129 dealerships in metropolitan Chicago have been celebrating the ironically named Labor Day since Aug. 1. That is when Automobile Mechanics’ Local 701 members working under the Standard Automotive Agreement went on strike.

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Cooper locks out steelworkers at Findlay plant

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. has announced an immediate lockout of its Findlay plant unionized workforce to the USW. Cooper says the move follows repeated attempts to extend its recently expired contract or reach agreement on a new long-term contract with United Steelworkers Local 207L (USW).

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