La-Z-Boy employees in Tennessee withdraw petition for union vote

February 2007
Furniture/Today;2/19/2007, Vol. 31 Issue 24, p36
Trade Publication
The article reports on the withdrawal of petition by workers at La-Z-Boy plants for a vote on forming a union. According to Chip Harrell of the National Labor Relations Board, employees who had sought a union election had informed the agency they were pulling the petition. Carmela Cruse, an organizer for International Brotherhoood of Electrical Workers, asserts that some employees approached the union to seek to bargain collectively because of concerns about declining pay and pension benefits.


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