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Nissan Workers in Mississippi Seek International Help

Dec. 28, 2016, 6:18 PM

The United Auto Workers is again going global with its fight to organize workers at the Nissan auto plant in Canton, Miss.

The UAW and IndustriALL, a global union federation, have asked the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development to intervene with Nissan North America’s parent companies. Workers have alleged interference with their organizing rights, the UAW told Bloomberg BNA Dec. 28. The plant employs close to 5,000 workers.

Attempts to organize the Nissan workers have failed repeatedly in the last several years, and the OECD got involved in April 2014. It concluded that issues raised by the unions warranted ...