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Ivan Diaz, a former employee at Michigan’s largest credit union who successfully unionized a small group of branch employees on Jan. 6, was fired unceremoniously on Feb. 1 for allegedly violating internal policy.

Soon after Diaz was terminated, the Communications Workers of America said it filed an unfair labor practice charge with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) against the $11.9 billion Lake Michigan Credit Union in Caledonia for illegally firing Diaz. The unfair labor practice charge alleged LMCU terminated Diaz for his participation in the labor union “in order to discourage union activities and/or membership.” The unionized employees demanded that Diaz’s termination be revoked and other employees won’t be fired for their involvement in union organizing.

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