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Omaha Steve Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-17-07 03:18 PM
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BorgWarner workers must vote again on union status
Source: The Ithaca Journal

By Tim Ashmore

More than 1,000 BorgWarner employees in Ithaca and Cortland will have to go through a second election to determine the union that will represent them after the vote produced no majority opinion.

Of the 1,041 eligible voters, 1,008 voted Friday:

* 397 for the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Local 317;
* 393 for the International Association of the Machinists, Local 2001;

* 215 for no representation;

* 3 ballots were challenged.

Without a majority, the National Labor Relations Board does not recognize the Teamsters as winners of the election despite garnering the most votes. Instead, a second vote that has yet to be determined by the NLRB will provide only the unions as options.

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