Teamsters General President Sean M. O’Brien, in a letter to Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. shareholders, asked for support for a proposal that would protect the activity of union organizers in the fast-food chains’ locations. Item Six would prohibit the company from interfering in worker organizing efforts. O’Brien detailed such current practices as mandatory meetings in which anti-union disinformation was spread. One example is when “union avoidance consultants,” a company euphemism for union busters, told employees they would have to pay dues for life even if they left their jobs.
Read the full story by Teamsters News, published May 23, 2023, here:https://teamster.org/2023/05/teamsters-to-chipotle-shareholders-support-the-right-to-organize/