If you are a worker trying to sever your relationship with a union, you have to make extra certain you didn’t make even the tiniest error when you do it. That’s what the National Labor Relations Board said Tuesday when it ruled that nine workers who decertified their union in 2012 still had to pay it another year’s worth of membership dues because they sent in some of the paperwork too early.
The case involved nine workers for a Brooklyn condo complex who voted unanimously on Sept. 26, 2012, to get rid of United Workers of America Local 621 as their bargaining representative. The following week, the workers individually sent the union letters announcing that they “elected to terminate any and all such membership obligations” with it….
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