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Hearn Industrial Solutions Hires Anti-Union "Persuaders" in Controversial Labor Dispute

 Hearn Industrial Solutions Hires Anti-Union

Hearn Industrial Solutions, a prominent Midwest-based company specializing in Supply Chain, Quality, and Transportation Services for the automotive industry, has sparked outrage after it was revealed that they hired anti-union "persuaders" to resist unionization efforts.

According to U.S. Department of Labor filings, Hearn Industrial Solutions enlisted the services of Permanent Solutions Labor Consultants, a well-known firm known for its anti-union tactics. Their objective was to meet with workers and exert pressure on them to vote against forming a union.

However, despite the company's efforts, it appears that the workers at Hearn Industrial Solutions prevailed in their fight for union representation. They successfully formed a union and are now affiliated with Teamsters Local 247.

The decision by Hearn Industrial Solutions to hire anti-union "persuaders" has raised significant concerns. Critics argue that such actions undermine the fundamental right of workers to freely organize and collectively bargain for better wages, benefits, and working conditions.

As the labor dispute continues to unfold, the spotlight remains on Hearn Industrial Solutions and its treatment of its workforce. The case serves as a reminder of the ongoing struggle between management and workers' rights and the importance of protecting the rights of employees to freely choose union representation without undue interference.


Published June 6, 2023