Union Narrowly Wins Vote in Nestle Center; Contract Talks Coming

Nestlé USA milk factory in Modesto, California, USA

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From AJC:

By Michael E. Kanell

By a three-vote margin, a national union has won the right to represent workers at a Nestlé’s facility in McDonough.

The 49-46 vote earlier this month authorized the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union to negotiate on behalf of the 102 eligible workers at the logistics and shipping center.

The union was happy to win, despite the razor-thin margin, said Chelsea Connor, a spokeswoman for the union. “We don’t anticipate winning with landslide votes in this era of union-busting.”

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