The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) “sanctioned the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers District 70, Local 839, an AFL-CIO affiliate, (IAM), for using intimidation tactics against dissidents. The board’s regional director concluded the union had used threats of physical abuse and had attempted to get non-members fired from Spirit Aerosystems.” The Washington Free Beacon,
The union dismissed the charges in a statement following the April decision.
“We are aware of the decision and believe it was wrongly decided on the facts and the law,” District 70 Directing Business Representative Frank Molina said in a statement…
Molina said that the union would continue to fight the decision.
“We intend to appeal it to the NLRB and we are confident that the NLRB will reverse it,” Molina said in a statement.