Labor board blocks union election at Planet Waste carting plant

Teamsters Local 813 filed upwards of six complaints with the NLRB alleging Tolentino was trying to sway his workers toward LIFE Local 890 — an unaffiliated union that operates from the Brooklyn townhouse owned by its president.

On Friday, the NLRB said it found enough circumstantial evidence to support the Teamsters’ charge that Planet Waste was in violation of labor law for threatening to retaliate against the workers if they went with the Teamsters.

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