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.

Longview news reporters go union

May 19, 2021

Newsroom staff at The Daily News in Longview, Washington voted 6-0 to unionize with the NewsGuild in mail ballots counted May 14.

Medical interpreters unite

May 18, 2021

Oregon AFSCME will work to win better pay and standards for about 500 medical interpreters—those who translate for Medicaid patients.

Amazon workers reject union

Apr 14, 2021

At the Bessemer “fulfillment center” workers rejected the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union 738 to 1,798.

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