Unions are democratic organizations of workers — united for their own mutual aid and protection and to promote and defend the rights and interests of fellow workers. In the Union Organizing section, we report on efforts to unionize non-union workplaces, and on employer efforts to oppose unionization.
This time, they seek to represent a group of 102 welders.
After a decade-long campaign by United Auto Workers, workers at a Nissan auto plant in Canton, Mississippi rejected unionization in a 2,244 to 1,307 vote Aug. 3-4.
Bon Appétit Management Company voluntarily recognized UNITE HERE under a neutrality agreement.
Several union supporters have been fired by the company since the campaign launched.
Safeway and Albertsons agreed to remain neutral, giving union organizers access to employees in the break room.
South Carolina Boeing rejected the Machinists Union by a three-to-one margin
The vote is 319 for AFT, 110 for SEIU.
The Dec. 14-15 vote is a runoff after no choice got a majority in a Nov. 22 election among service and maintenance workers.
On the night of the Portland Trail Blazers season opening game, a lively protest targeted a Burgerville three blocks from Moda Center.
Two-thirds majority for Machinists evaporates after anti-union campaign gets under way.