Rejected

vermont public radioAfter a lengthy unionization campaign, employees of a New Hampshire co-op just voted overwhelmingly against joining the UFCW.

Workers at the Lebanon Co-op Food Store have overwhelmingly rejected a bid to unionize.

The proposal to join the Springfield, Mass. local of United Food and Commercial Workers was shut down in a 70-31 vote Monday. Twelve other ballots at the Lebanon store were contested, but were not enough to change the result.

Monday’s vote caps a year of tension between staff and management.