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.
Columbia Area Transit drivers will be part of Amalgamated Transit Union Local 757.
OBT voluntarily recognizes a union after dancers and stage managers sign union cards.
A “micro-unit” wins at a company where four previous union campaigns failed.
The results of an Aug. 17 unionization election are up in the air.
A union win Sept. 22 would be the first at one of the area’s largest nonunion industrial employers.
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.