CANTON, Miss. (WJTV) – More than 3,000 Nissan employees in Canton voted this week on whether or not to join the United Auto Workers. After two days of voting at the Nissan plant in Canton, 2,244 people voted to reject the union.
1,307 workers voted to unionize. Many of these workers claimed they were treated unfairly by the Nissan plant.
Nissan released the following statement:
“Nissan employees voted today to reject the United Auto Workers (UAW) effort to unionize the Canton plant by nearly a 2-to-1 margin. The NLRB conducted election tally was 2244 to 1307, opposing the UAW.