OK Foods union vote fails

by Meat&Poultry Staff
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HEAVENER, Okla. – Workers at an OK Foods processing facility voted down a proposal to unionize the Heavener, Okla.-based plant. The company declared the vote as a victory.

"OK Foods, Inc. is thrilled to announce that the maintenance and refrigeration employees at our Heavener, Oklahoma processing facility have decided against the need to be represented by the United Food and Commercial Workers Union in a National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) conducted election," the company said in a statement. "The company is pleased by the outcome of the vote, and does not believe its employees need to pay a union a lot of money nor risk the possibility of strikes or other union complications to have a good job at OK Foods."

The United Food and Commercial Workers Union Local 1000 plans to protest the vote, alleging OK Foods executives of tampering with the election which was conducted by the NLRB.
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By Anthony Elmo 5/6/2014 2:17:28 PM
Local 1000 has filed objections against OK Foods for its illegal conduct during the organizing campaign and on Election Day. We urge this publication to reach out to UFCW for comment.