Posts tagged Alphabet

    Apple workers vote to unionize at Maryland store

    June 20, 2022 // Many unionization efforts have been led by young workers in their 20s and even in their teens. A group of Google engineers and other workers formed the Alphabet Workers Union last year, which represents around 800 Google employees and is run by five people who are under 35. Amazon workers at a warehouse in New York City voted to unionize in April, the first successful U.S. organizing effort in the retail giant’s history. However, workers at another Amazon warehouse on Staten Island overwhelmingly rejected a union bid last month. Meanwhile, Starbucks workers at dozens of U.S. stores have voted to unionize in recent months, after two of the coffee chain’s stores in Buffalo, New York, voted to unionize late last year. industrial trade union, TOWSON, Baltimore, Josh Lipton, Robert Martinez Jr.,

    Union membership grows, but support still shy of earlier peaks

    June 16, 2022 // Unionization has recently sprouted up in some of the nation’s largest companies, but union support and influence is still nowhere near what it once was. The AFL-CIO Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia Tuesday is where more than 50 different unions debate and hammer out resolutions that will help shape the labor movement’s future. About 2,000 union members, leaders and state and local officials attend the gathering, which is held every four years, and where labor leaders chart strategy. Paul Gerke, Tom Palmer, Siera Moore, News Nation,