UAW Backs NLRB's Tesla Union-Busting Findings At 5th Circ.

By Lauren Berg (October 6, 2021, 8:14 PM EDT) -- The United Auto Workers is backing the National Labor Relations Board's defense of a March ruling that found Tesla illegally suppressed union organizing at a California plant, telling the Fifth Circuit on Tuesday that the NLRB was right to find that Tesla and its CEO, Elon Musk, violated labor laws.

Following its motion to intervene filed in May, the UAW told the appellate court that it supports the NLRB as Tesla seeks to reverse the decision that found the company illegally fired a union supporter and interrogated others and that Musk discouraged unionization by suggesting on Twitter that workers could lose...

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