February 13, 2020 / 11:57 PM / 5 days ago

IN BRIEF: Worker's tire-slash threat didn't void union election- 8th Circuit

The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday said a Missouri Dollar General employee’s alleged threat to slash a coworker’s tires if she voted against union representation was not enough to void the results of an election.

A unanimous three-judge 8th Circuit panel agreed with the National Labor Relations Board that because the comment was allegedly made before the United Food and Commercial Workers union filed a petition to represent the workers, it fell outside the “critical period” in which objectionable conduct can unlawfully influence a union election.

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