BFS Liberian workers wait for ruling in validity of union election

Moore, Miles
August 2007
Rubber & Plastics News;8/20/2007, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p22
Trade Publication
The article reports that workers at Bridgestone/Firestone Inc.'s Liberian natural rubber plantation are waiting for a ruling from Liberia's Supreme Court on whether a recent union election was valid. The election was held on July 7, 2007, in which more than 3,000 of the approximately 6,000 plantation workers voted for a new slate of leaders for the Firestone Agricultural Workers Union of Liberia. The newly elected leadership was challenged in the court.


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