Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich accused labor leaders of “greenmail” by using environmental law to force Japanese manufacturer Kinkisharyo to unionize its local workforce. Some government and business leaders say the effort has delayed plans to build a $60 million manufacturing facility in the Antelope Valley and has made the company consider relocating to another state, the Los Angeles Times reports.
For reprint and licensing requests for this article, CLICK HERE.
Stories You May Also Be Interested In
- Board Asks Gov. Brown to Settle Kinkisharyo Dispute
- Possible Agreement for Tom Selleck
- After Labor Dispute, Kinkisharyo Kills Plans for Palmdale Plant
- Asian Manufacturers Reach Milestones
- Supervisors Back “Local” Times
- L.A. Unified Sides With Farmworkers Union in Labor Dispute
- New Rules
- Kinkisharyo to Keep Jobs in L.A. County