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Nissan Mississippi faces OSHA fine ahead of union march

The automaker is coming under scrutiny from the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration amid blooming efforts for labor union organization.

A 2016 incident cost a repair technician three fingers, and could cost Nissan $21,000 in OSHA fines.

OSHA says the worker should have been better trained, and insist plant management instal flashing lights and buzzers around conveyer belts. Brian Brockman, spokesman for Nissan, revealed to the Associated Press that the company has yet to decide whether or not to appeal the case.

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders plans to join actor Danny Glover and other activists in Canton to rally support for the United Auto Workers union. The “March on Mississippi” will take place Saturday, March 4, 2017.

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