Bloomberg Law
Feb. 13, 2020, 6:41 PM

Dollar General Union Vote Upheld Despite Alleged Threat, Payment

Kathleen Dailey
Kathleen Dailey
Legal Reporter

A Missouri Dollar General store’s vote in favor of joining a union was upheld by the Eighth Circuit on Thursday after it found a pro-labor employee’s alleged pre-election misconduct didn’t substantially impact the election’s outcome.

An alleged tire-slashing threat and a $100 payment don’t amount to the kind of objectionable conduct that would justify setting aside the results, and insufficient evidence exists to prove that the employee acted on behalf of the union, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eight Circuit said.

Six salespeople at the Missouri store voted to join the United Food and Commercial Workers Local 655 ...

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