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.
Nonunion Edwards Painting faces charges at NLRB.
Zoo food workers want union rights and permanent work
The vote on whether to join Machinists is 932-1,258
The campaign arose after management reduced sick and maternity leave
The Justice for Jeld-Wen Workers campaign is active in 15 states
“Lottery delis” rake it in with video poker, but pay minimum wage with no benefits
PCC is waging a by-the-book anti-union campaign against the Machinists
All 15 rangers have signed union cards, but City says they don’t belong
A multi-union effort backed by the AFL-CIO helped garner majority support
City of Portland park rangers make $11 an hour, with no benefits and layoffs after nine months.