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UAW Alleges Nissan Surveils Workers at Plant Where Union Failed

Sept. 29, 2017, 3:02 PM

The United Auto Workers accused Nissan Motor Co. of illegally tracking and rating employees by their union sentiments for years at a Mississippi assembly plant where workers voted down representation last month.

In an amended complaint filed Sept. 19 with the National Labor Relations Board, the union alleges the automaker “continues to maintain an employee surveillance, data collection and rating system that records employee union activity and rates workers according to their perceived support for or opposition to the UAW.” Nissan representatives didn’t immediately comment on the claims.

In the complaint, which Bloomberg News obtained through a Freedom of Information ...