Menards backpedals union busting threat after lawsuit

Published: January 8, 2016

The Progressive Magazine reported Dec. 8, 2015, that in a union-busting move, Menards (a home improvement chain store) was threatening 60 percent pay cuts to managers if workers under their supervision organized a union in a 2015 managers contract.

The Progressive Magazine later reported on Dec. 15, 2015, that Menards backpedalled under negative public scrutiny and lawsuits filed after The Progressive published their first article. In the subsequent story, Menards states they removed the union busting language from 2016 managers contracts.

Read the original story here. Read the follow-up story here.