A National Labor Relations Board unfair labor practice charge filed by Dr. Larry Kinoshita, DDS, against UNITE HERE Local 1 has been withdrawn. Dr. Kinoshita refused to use his consumer power to help the people who serve him regularly at Ameristar Casino, East Chicago, keep the affordable family health insurance plan they have had for years. The following letter was sent to several of his business associates, encouraging them to reach out to Dr. Kinoshita about this important community health issue.
When Dr. Kinoshita heard about this letter, Dr. Kinoshita’s lawyer reached out to Local 1; see below.
Shortly thereafter, Dr. Kinoshita filed an unfair labor practice charge with the National Labor Relations Board regarding Local 1’s letter.
On August 17th, Dr. Kinoshita withdrew this charge.
Local 1 wants to make sure everyone knows about the withdrawal.
On October 14th, Local 1 sent the following letter to several of Kinoshita’s business associates to inform them of the lawsuit, the withdrawal, and continued to encourage them to reach out to Dr. Kinoshita.