Nia Winston, president of Local 24 UniteHere!, said Tuesday they are seeking a neutrality agreement with the employer. Winston spoke out against the project.
“We’ve sent such agreement,” she said. “We’ve asked for conversations to discuss it. Yet the employer has maintained its position that there was a vote three and a half years ago, and that all the employees that were there then, they are there now, and their position has remained the same.”
Winston noted there are some newer employees.
“Just like I’ve decided, and many others have decided in a unionized Detroit, that the workers should decide with no intimidation,” she said. “A neutrality agreement will ask the employer to stay neutral. Not speak for or against, and let the workers to decide.”
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