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.
Workers reject a decertification effort in a 41-to-21 vote.
It was an emotional scene at the vote count, as 310 hospital technicians voted nearly 3-to-1 in favor of unionizing, with 93 percent casting ballots.
Wages at Ultimate RB aren’t high by union standards — around $12.50 an hour for production workers.
The union campaign picks up support from local students and the central labor council.
Sanders: “Burgerville Workers Union is a perfect example of the type of political revolution that we need.”
The 310 licensed technical workers will decide June 1-2 between AFT, SEIU, or no union at all.
When it becomes official in about 3 weeks, PSU will have 800 new union members.
The Burgerville Workers Union is calling for a $5 an hour raise for all hourly employees.
The Department of Labor has eliminated a reporting loophole that lasted 54 years.
Possibly spooked by an East Coast lockout, they vote 14-10 not to join IBEW 48