A federal board has cleared the way for some employees at Boeing’s North Charleston plant to vote on whether they wish to unionize.
The National Labor Relations Board’s regional director ruled Monday that flight readiness technicians and inspectors can schedule a vote on whether they wish to be represented by the International Association of Machinists.
A previous attempt to organize all production employees failed by an overwhelming vote. The IAM is now focusing on specific jobs at the plant rather than all employees. Roughly 178 employees would be eligible to vote. [Read more…]