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Striking Spectrum Workers Granted Review of Decertification (1)

March 19, 2020, 10:08 PM; Updated: March 20, 2020, 1:48 AM

A New York City-based union that’s engaged in what is currently the country’s longest-running strike won its request for review with the federal labor board as it fights off a decertification attempt.

The National Labor Relations Board said the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 3 raised “a material and substantial issue” over Regional Director John J. Walsh‘s decision that the passage of a year on strike meant 651 workers had been permanently replaced at telecommunications provider Charter Communications. Likewise, the board ruled that the passage of time didn’t mean on its own that 581 workers brought on ...

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