Teamsters allege Florida water delivery company illegally threatened workers during union campaign

The Teamsters lost the election in a tie that left the union just one vote shy of a victory, after ReadyRefresh held 'captive audience meetings'

By McKenna Schueler

After filing a petition to join the International Brotherhood of the Teamsters last month, a group of workers employed by Florida bottled water delivery company ReadyRefresh narrowly voted against joining the Teamsters labor union in a split 10–10 vote on Nov. 16. Under federal labor rules, more than 50% of workers voting in a union election must vote in favor of unionization for the labor union to prevail...

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