Monday, June 15, 2015

Union Files Complaint with NLRB over CU's Retaliation Against Employees

BFG Federal Credit Union (Akron, OH) is accused of laying off workers that helped organize a union at the credit union.

The Office and Professional Employees International Union Local 1794 has filed charges with the National Labor Relations Board against the credit union, alleging the employer had "discriminatorily" laid off employees "in retaliation" for forming a union. This was one of 12 charges against credit unions, including the employer threatening workers with the loss of pay, pension and other benefits if they voted for a union.

Workers voted to organize earlier this year in January.

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