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EMILY’s List Employees ‘Go Union’ - Join OPEIU Local 2

Published on Sunday, January 24, 2021 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(NEW YORK CITY) - EMILY’s List, an organization that seeks to put women into office to help make significant contributions to education, health care, voting rights and economic equality, has joined forces with the Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU) and its Non-profit Employees Union (NEU). Last week, EMILY’s List more»

Why Unions ‘Must Recommit to Expanding Their Base’

Published on Friday, January 22, 2021 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
2021 will be incredibly challenging for the Working Class. Austerity is on the immediate horizon, resulting from the unwillingness of the bipartisan political class to challenge its largest donors by taxing the rich and corporations. The Presidential Election’s outcome will reduce attacks on Immigrants and Communities of Color, but not enough. More more»

“We Want A Voice In Staffing And Scheduling” - Nurses At Sutter’s Sacramento Psychiatry Hospital Vote To Unionize With The California Nurses Association

Published on Wednesday, January 20, 2021 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA) - The California Nurses Association (CNA) achieved two victories in December after Registered Nurses (RNs) at Marysville’s Adventist Health and Rideout Hospital voted to ratify a new three-year contract and RNs at Sutter Center for Psychiatry in Sacramento voted to join the Union. CNA now will represent roughly 100 Nurses in more»

Philadelphia’s University Of The Arts Says ‘Union Yes’ - Now, 356 Full & Part-Time Faculty ‘Will Have A Voice In The Way Workers Are Treated At Their University’ As Members Of The American Federation Of Teachers

Published on Sunday, January 17, 2021 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA) - Faculty at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia have voted resoundingly to join the American Federation of Teachers (AFT), tallying a whopping 99% “Yes” vote in an Union Election. As a result, 356 Full- and Part-Time Faculty will have a voice in the way Workers are treated at their university and a shot at more»

Higher Wages, Better Benefits, Worker Representation - Join A Union Because They Work!

Published on Thursday, January 14, 2021 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
Did you know that Union Members earn better wages and benefits than Workers who aren’t Union Members. On average, Union Workers’ wages are 28% higher than their Non-Union counterparts. If you didn’t know, a Labor Union is an organization that acts as an intermediary between its Members and the business that employ them. Labor Unions more»

Google Workers Speak Out About Why They Formed A Union: “To Protect Ourselves”

Published on Tuesday, January 12, 2021 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(NEW YORK CITY) - After the death of George Floyd, Google Engineer Raksha Muthukumar sent an e-mail to her colleagues. In it, she pointed to a list of criminal justice reform groups and bail funds for protesters who were seeking contributions. Soon after, Muthukumar was summoned into a meeting with Google's Human Relations Department. "I remember that more»

AFT Affiliates Give Houston Educators ‘What They Need: A Voice’ – Educators ‘Vote Overwhelmingly’ To Make The Houston Federation Of Teachers & The Houston Educational Support Personnel Their ‘Exclusive’ Union Representatives

Published on Sunday, January 10, 2021 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(HOUSTON, TEXAS) - More than 93% of Teachers and In-School Support Staff in the Houston Independent School District have voted for Union Membership with the Houston Federation of Teachers (HFT), and just over 80% of Support Personnel (Bus Drivers and Attendants, Custodians and Food-Service Staff) supported the Houston Educational Support Personnel (HESP). more»

'Demanding Change At Work,' Google Workers Launch Its First Union With The Communications Workers Of America

Published on Thursday, January 7, 2021 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
Workers at Google and other Alphabet companies are announcing the creation of the Alphabet Workers Union with support from the Communications Workers of America (CWA) - the first of its kind in the company’s history. It will be the first Union open to all Employees and contractors at any Alphabet company, with dues-paying Members, an elected board of more»

L.A.’s Museum of Contemporary Art Voluntarily Recognizes New AFSCME Union

Published on Tuesday, January 5, 2021 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA) - Two weeks after more than 120 Staffers of the Museum of Contemporary Art (MoCA) in Los Angeles launched a campaign for Union Representation, the institution declared in December that it would voluntarily recognize the new Union. Initially the museum responded to the organizing efforts by saying that it did not believe the Union more»

From Our Union Friends ‘Across The Pond’ - Here’s 10 ‘Very Good Reasons Why Now’s The Time’ For Workers To Join A Trade Union

Published on Sunday, January 3, 2021 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
The Coronavirus crisis has put so many of us in difficult situations. We’re concerned about keeping ourselves and our loved ones safe and increasingly uncertain about our jobs and bank balances. Whether you’re furloughed, worried about your income security, a key Worker, being asked by your employer to head back to work, or working more»

Sunrise Movement Staff Form Union With The Communications Workers Of America

Published on Thursday, December 31, 2020 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(NEW YORK CITY) - Workers with Sunrise Movement, a youth-led movement organization advocating to stop climate change and create millions of American jobs, has voted to form a Union with Communications Workers of America (CWA) Local 1180 in New York. More than 95% of Sunrise Movement Staff Members voted in support of forming a union with CWA and management more»

Arizona State University Workers ‘Go Union’ With The CWA

Published on Tuesday, December 29, 2020 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(PHOENIX, ARIZONA) - In a historic move for Organized Labor in the State of Arizona, Workers at Arizona State University have joined with Staff at the University of Arizona to Unionize with United Campus Workers. Earlier this month, the newly-formed ASU-UCW Chapter took to Twitter and Facebook to officially go public with the “wall-to-wall” more»

Thousands Of Amazon Workers ‘Move One Step Closer To Historic’ Union Vote At Alabama Warehouse

Published on Sunday, December 27, 2020 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(BESSEMER, ALABAMA) - Alabama might not be the first state that comes to mind when someone mentions Labor Unions, but it is far from being the least Union State in the country - that title belongs to South Carolina, which has a shockingly low 2.2% Union Membership among its Worker population. Alabama ranks 28th in the country with 8.5% of its Workers in more»

The United Soccer League Players Association Signs Partnership Agreement With The CWA - To Build Solidarity, Increase Collaboration & Provide Collective Support

Published on Tuesday, December 22, 2020 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - The United Soccer League Players Association (USLPA), the Union representing all of the United Soccer League’s Championship and League One players, and the Communications Workers of America (CWA), a Labor Union representing hundreds of thousands of Working People across many different sectors, have signed a partnership agreement. more»

Workers From Carnegie Museums Of Pittsburgh ‘Go Union’ With The USW

Published on Sunday, December 20, 2020 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA) - Workers employed at the Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh have voted to Unionize, joining the Pittsburgh-based United Steelworkers (USW). The Employees, who work at the Andy Warhol Museum and Carnegie Science Center on the North Side and the Carnegie Museums of Art and Natural History in Oakland, will become part of a 500-member more»

‘This ‘Sends A Clear Message That These Front Line Workers Want And Deserve Better’” - More Than 100 Washington State Registered Nurses ‘Go Union’ With The International Association Of Machinists

Published on Thursday, December 17, 2020 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(UNIVERSITY WAY, WASHINGTON) - 114 Registered Nurses (RNs) from the CHI Franciscan Hospice Care Center in University Way, Washington have voted for Union Representation with the International Association of Machinists (IAM) by an 82% majority, the Union announced. And earlier this month, their Co-Workers - who work as Master Social Workers and Bereavement more»

Content Creators Employed At The Current & Classical MPR, Two Music Services Offered By Minnesota Public Radio, ‘Go Union’ - Vote To Join SAG-AFTRA

Published on Tuesday, December 15, 2020 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(SAINT PAUL, MINNESOTA) - Content Creators at The Current (KCMP) and Classical MPR (KSJN), the two music services offered by Minnesota Public Radio (MPR), have voted to recognize the Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) as their Union. The two new Bargaining Units will include the Public Media Professionals more»

Because Of ‘Poor Treatment, Favoritism And Racial Inequality,’ Memphis Brewery Workers Fight Off Company’s Anti-Union Campaign To ‘Go Union’ With The BCTGM

Published on Sunday, December 13, 2020 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE) - In the midst of a pandemic and in the face of an unrelenting, Anti-Union campaign, Workers at Blue’s City Brewing Company in Memphis, Tennessee stood strong in solidarity and voted to have a voice in their workplace with Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers' International Union (BCTGM )Local 149. There are more»

‘Union By Choice’ - In The State Of Oklahoma, The IBEW Finds That Right-To-Work ‘Is No Impediment To Organizing Success’

Published on Thursday, December 10, 2020 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLAHOMA) - Don’t count Trentice Hamm as a Right-To-Work (for less) supporter. The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers’ (IBEW) Oklahoma State Organizer would much prefer his home state got rid of the law that hinders Working People’s opportunities at a better life. Same with Don Mullens, Marketing Coordinator more»

Look Whose ‘Going Union:’ Entertainment Weekly Staffers Move To Unionize Days After Top Editor’s Ouster – Staff At Martha Stewart Living, Shape Magazine & PeopleTV Will Join As Well

Published on Tuesday, December 8, 2020 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(NEW YORK CITY) - Entertainment Weekly Staffers have joined their Meredith Colleagues at People in forming a Union with the NewsGuild of New York, just days after the ouster of their magazine’s top editor. Other Meredith brands that moved to form the collective Union included Martha Stewart Living, Shape Magazine and PeopleTV. Per the NewsGuild, 90% more»

Meet The Volunteer Organizing Team Helping Non-Union Workers During The Pandemic - Emergency Workplace Organizing Committee Is Training Workers & Helping Them Organize. So, Can This Be A Successful Model For Building Worker Power?

Published on Sunday, December 6, 2020 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
When the COVID-19 Pandemic hit and lockdowns started in March, a new class of “Essential Workers” continued to go to work across the United States under new dangerous conditions. As stories came out about Workers lacking Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and working in crowded workplaces, Union Workers began to take action. They stopped more»

The Staff At Verso Books Just Announced They’ve Unionized & ‘They Have Some Advice’ For Other Publishing Workers

Published on Thursday, December 3, 2020 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(BROOKLYN, NEW YORK) - There’s a new Union on the block: Verso Books has announced its Staff has voted to be represented by the Washington-Baltimore News Guild (WBNG), a Unit of the NewsGuild and the Communications Workers of America (CWA) - and, management has voluntarily recognized the Union, according to a statement from the publisher. The move more»

“When Nurses Stick Together, We Can Get Most Anything Done’” - Michigan Nurses Association Affiliates With National Nurses United, Growing The Largest, Most Active Organization Of Direct-Care Registered Nurses In The U.S.

Published on Tuesday, December 1, 2020 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(OKEMOS, MICHIGAN) - The Michigan Nurses Association (MNA) Board 0f Directors has voted to join as an affiliate of National Nurses United (NNU), growing the largest and most active organization of Direct Care Registered Nurses (RNs) in the United States at a time when unity among Nurses is needed more than ever, NNU Officials announced. "We are so excited more»

‘Despite Enormous Challenges,’ Iowa Workers ‘Vote To Recertify’ Union

Published on Sunday, November 29, 2020 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(THE STATE OF IOWA) - Since an Anti-Worker Collective Bargaining Rule change in 2017, Iowa Public Service Workers have had to vote to recertify their Union every October before their contracts expire. Last month, Workers overwhelmingly voted to do just that - for the fourth year in a row. The final tally was 14,565 votes to recertify, 99 against. The vote more»

Film At Lincoln Center Staffers Vote 29-To-4 In Favor Of Forming A Union

Published on Thursday, November 26, 2020 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(NEW YORK CITY) - A recent movement toward Unionization by Workers at media brands and cultural institutions continues as Staffers at Film at Lincoln Center (FLC) voted 29-to-4 in favor of forming a Guild. The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Election included Workers in film programming, development, communications and public-facing theater more»

Amazon Warehouse Workers In Alabama Petition To Form A Union

Published on Tuesday, November 24, 2020 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(BESSEMER, ALABAMA) - Amazon.com Incorporated Warehouse Workers in Alabama have filed a petition with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) to form a Union, the latest sign of strife between the on-line retailer and its large Blue-Collar workforce. The federal agency has posted a notice for a hearing to determine if the petition meets the criteria to more»

Kentucky Democratic Party Staff ‘Goes Union’ - Joins IBEW & Becomes Part Of Growing Group Of State Parties Across The Nation That Have Unionized

Published on Sunday, November 22, 2020 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(FRANKFORT, KENTUCKY) – The Kentucky Democratic Party’s (KDP) Staff has voted to Unionize, choosing to join International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 369 in order to secure a Collective Bargaining Agreement. The KDP joins a growing group of state parties across the country that have Unionized. The Staff’s organizing more»

“Your ‘Solidarity Through Challenging And Uncertain Times Is Truly Inspiring.’ ‘Together We Will Affect Real Change At Work.’” - 141 Milwaukee Art Museum Workers Vote To ‘Go Union’ - Join Machinists Union

Published on Thursday, November 19, 2020 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN) - A group of 141 Milwaukee Art Museum (MAM) Employees have voted to become Union Members, represented by the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW). The new IAMAW Union Members work in every capacity at the Milwaukee Art Museum, including Visitor Services, Food and Beverage, Education & Programs, more»

The Bustle Digital Group Voluntarily Recognizes The Writers Guild Of America, East – Meaning Its 200 Editorial, Video, Design & Social Staffers Are Now Union-Represented

Published on Tuesday, November 17, 2020 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(NEW YORK CITY) – The Bustle Digital Group (BDG) - one of today’s leading, global media companies with a portfolio of distinct media brands that are shaping culture, has voluntarily recognized the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) for the purpose of collective bargaining after an overwhelming majority of Employees in that Unit signed more»

Vince McMahon’s Non-Union WWE ‘Cuts Ties’ With Wrestler Zelina Vega After Tweeting She ‘Supported’ Unionization

Published on Sunday, November 15, 2020 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(NEW YORK CITY) - Vince McMahon’s World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) has cut ties with Wrestler Thea Megan Trinidad Budgen, who worked under the ring name Zelina Vega during her time with the organization - an announcement that came exactly 10 minutes after Budgen tweeted that she is a supporter of Unions. However, speaking to TheWrap a WWE more»

“I (Voted) ‘Because We Deserve Dignity And Respect.’ ‘We Need To Make Sure Our Voices Are Heard.’ - 100 Workers Employed At Danone North America Plant In New Jersey That Makes Silk Milk Products ‘Goes Union’ With The BCTGM

Published on Thursday, November 12, 2020 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(BRIDGETON, NEW JERSEY) - To Daniel Ramos, a Machine Operator at the Danone North America Plant in Bridgeton, New Jersey, a vote to become a Member of the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers (BCTGM) Union was a decision he made based on Worker dignity. “I (voted) for the Union ‘because we deserve dignity and respect.’ more»

22 Content Creators Employed At The Legendary Jazz Station WBGO In Newark, New Jersey Vote To ‘Go Union’ With SAG-AFTRA

Published on Tuesday, November 10, 2020 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA) - Content Creators at Newark Public Radio (WBGO) have officially Unionized, following an agreement between Screen Actors Guild - American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) and Newark Public Radio for a Card Check Agreement to count the signatures of Content Creators wishing to organize with the Union. The more»

From Our Friends At UCOMM Blog: A Bevy Of Union Organizing Wins In The States Of Texas, Tennessee & Virginia - Oil Workers, Journalists, Electrical Workers & Lawyers Are Some Of The Nation’s ‘Newest’ Union Members

Published on Sunday, November 8, 2020 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
Every week, more and more Workers begin the process of joining a Union and giving themselves a voice at work. Across the country, these successful organizing efforts are continuing even with an Anti-Union National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) and the Coronavirus Pandemic slowing down the Union Elections. In Chattanooga Tennessee, Workers at Legal Aid of more»

When Portland, Oregon’s Stumptown Stages Musical Theater Reopens, It Will Be Union

Published on Thursday, November 5, 2020 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(PORTLAND, OREGON) - Portland Music Theater Company Stumptown Stages has voluntarily recognized American Federation of Musicians (AFM) Local 99 to represent its Musicians. Stumptown, a non-profit, had productions of Pippin and Annie scheduled this Fall in Portland’5 Centers for the Arts, but the Coronavirus Pandemic forced postponement. Local 99 more»

NowThis ‘Goes Union’ With The Writers Guild Of America, East

Published on Tuesday, November 3, 2020 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(NEW YORK CITY) - NowThis - the #1 Video News Brand in Social Media, and the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) have released a joint statement after their newsroom formed a Union, which NowThis has voluntarily recognized: “NowThis and the Writers Guild of America, East both share the goal of furthering the growth and success of NowThis Employees. more»

Campus Workers In The ‘Right-To-Work (For Less) South Are Fighting For COVID-19 Conditions & Beyond’

Published on Sunday, November 1, 2020 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
For a moment, it seemed like the COVID-19 crisis may have opened our collective eyes to what really matters, and that perhaps we would see a shift in national priorities. We saw people caring for one another by wearing masks and social distancing, helping neighbors apply for Unemployment Insurance, and organizing Tenants Unions - and we saw Essential more»

Jersey Shore University Hospital Workers Vote On Question: ‘Should They Join A Union?’

Published on Thursday, October 29, 2020 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(NEPTUNE, NEW YORK) - More than 1,000 Housekeepers, Technicians and other Service Workers at Jersey Shore University Medical Center are wrapping up voting in an election to decide whether to join a Labor Union. Workers supporting the bid to join the Health Professionals and Allied Employees (HPAE) Union said they have been considering an Organizing more»

Staffers At Bustle Digital Group Announce Intention To Unionize

Published on Tuesday, October 27, 2020 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(NEW YORK CITY) - The Staffs at publications owned by Bustle Digital Group, which includes Bustle, Romper, Mic, Nylon and Elite Daily - among others, have announced their plans to form a Union with Writers Guild of America East. The effort includes about 205 Staffers in Editorial, Creative, Social and Video and encompasses all of BDG's publications, which more»

In Order To Address Furloughs, Pay Cuts & Safety Issues Resulting From The COVID-19 Pandemic, 500 Carnegie Museum Workers Decide They Want To ‘Go Union’ With The United Steelworkers

Published on Sunday, October 25, 2020 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA) - Approximately 500 Scientists, Educators, Art Handlers, Front Staff, Gift Shop Clerks, Ushers and other Workers from across the Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh System have filed for a Union Election as they seek to join the United Steelworkers (USW). The group, working under the banner of the United Museum Workers, are seeking a more»

Workers Employed At First Solely Black-Owned Cannabis Dispensary In Washington, D.C. ‘Go Union’ With UFCW Local 400

Published on Thursday, October 22, 2020 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Workers at DC Holistic Wellness, the first 100% solely Black-owned Cannabis Dispensary in the District of Columbia, have signed their first Collective Bargaining Agreement, becoming the first dispensary in the Nation’s capital to Unionize. “This is a ‘win-win for everybody,’” said Norbert Pickett, owner of more»

San Francisco Cannabis Store Workers ‘Reap The Results Of Going Union’ With The UFCW – New Contract Features Salary Increases Of $3-An-Hour, Employer-Provided Health Insurance & An Employer-Sponsored Retirement Savings Account

Published on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA) - The United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) scored another victory in the legal marijuana market when Workers employed at a San Francisco retail store voted in favor of a UFCW-negotiated contract. According to the Union, Workers at Stiiizy-Mission - located in the heart of San Francisco and operated by the Shryne Group, more»

“I Think We’re ‘Starting To Pick Up Momentum’” - Unions ‘Scramble To Gain Traction’ In Non-Union Cannabis

Published on Sunday, October 18, 2020 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
Although there are more legal Cannabis Workers in the U.S. than ever before, Labor Union Leaders acknowledge they still face an uphill battle - with both employers and Employees - in gaining traction in the growing industry. Increasingly, however, Workers in states with legal REC and MED markets are turning to Labor Unions to procure workplace more»

Why Unionize In A Pandemic? Twin Cities Workers Explain The ‘Renewed Wave’ Of Union Organizing

Published on Thursday, October 15, 2020 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MINNESOTA) - As businesses gradually re-opened amid loosened COVID-19 restrictions in the State of Minnesota, a growing number of restaurants and service workplaces in recent months have launched public campaigns to Unionize, marking a renewed wave of Organized Labor in the Twin Cities. A series of firsts has been established: In more»

Honeywell Independent Union Workers Vote To Become Boilermakers

Published on Tuesday, October 13, 2020 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(GENEVA, OHIO) - In an overwhelmingly affirmative decision, Honeywell Workers in Geneva, Ohio - who belonged to an Independent Union, have voted to affiliate with the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers. The 212 new Boilermakers were formerly part of the Perfection Employees Independent Union. “The Workers there ‘were looking to more»

The ‘Future Of The Labor Movement’ - Non-Profit Employees & Other Young Professionals

Published on Sunday, October 11, 2020 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
LaborPress.org Editor’s Note: Katie Barrows serves as Vice President of Communications for the Nonprofit Professional Employees Union (NPEU), International Federation of Professional and Technical Engineers (IFPTE) Local 70. She can be reached by e-mail at kbarrows@npeu.org. I’ve grown to despise the term “Millennial,” mostly more»

127 Encore Boston Harbor Casino Technical & Maintenance Workers ‘Go Union’ - Vote To Join IBEW Local 103

Published on Friday, October 9, 2020 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS) - The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 103 has announced127 Technical and Maintenance Workers at the Encore Boston Harbor Casino have voted to Unionize with the Local, which will begin the process of negotiating with management for a Labor Contract. The Casino Employees include Technicians – who more»

Seeking A ‘Fairer’ Workplace & ‘Better’ Working Conditions, 40 Retail Workers Employed At The Indigo Square One Bookstore In Canada ‘Go Union,’ Join The UFCW

Published on Tuesday, October 6, 2020 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO/CANADA) – Forty Workers employed at the Indigo Square One Bookstore in Mississauga have voted to Go Union with United Food & Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 1006A. The Retail Workers were supported by authors, community leaders and shoppers, who encouraged them through Social Media with their Unionization effort. more»

Minnesota Health Care Workers ‘Go Union’ With UFCW Local 663 ‘For A Better Life’

Published on Sunday, October 4, 2020 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(OSSEO, MINNESOTA) – Health Care Workers at Villa at Osseo Nursing Home in Osseo, Minnesota have voted to Go Union, joining United Food & Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 663 for the better wages and benefits that come with a Union Contract. The Minnesota Bureau of Mediation Services certified the Card Check process and Villa at Osseo management more»

“Empowering Employees To Operate At The Top Of Their Games” - Ohio House Democratic Caucus Staff Make History By ‘Going Union” - Join The UFCW

Published on Thursday, October 1, 2020 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(COLUMBUS, OHIO) - Ohio House Democratic Caucus (OHDC) Staff in Columbus have made history by joining United Food & Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 75 and ratifying one of the first contracts by a Statewide Caucus in the country. The new Members of UFCW Local 75 joined UFCW for the better wages and benefits that come with a Union Contract. After the more»

More Than 200 Grocery Workers In The State Of Washington ‘Go Union’ - Vote To Join UFCW Local 21 For ‘Better’ Wages & Benefits That Come With Being A Union Member

Published on Tuesday, September 29, 2020 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(SEATTLE, WASHINGTON) – More than 200 Grocery Store Workers employed at Metropolitan Market and PCC Community Markets in Seattle recently voted to join United Food & Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 21 for better wages and benefits that come with being a Union Member. The Workers, who are employed at Metropolitan Market in Mercer Island and PCC more»