Posts tagged signed union cards

    Tens of thousands of workers in Florida have just lost their labor unions. More is coming.

    February 22, 2024 // The numbers are not being tracked or published by the state or any labor organization, so WLRN requested the records and created a public database to track the fallout of the law. Most affected employees perform core public sector jobs like teaching in schools, doing clerical work for state and local government, repairing engines and machinery for government agencies, answering 911 calls at call centers and working at city parks.

    UAW hits milestone as opposition arises to VW union effort

    February 7, 2024 // A spokesperson for the Center for Union Facts, Terry Bowman: These are jobs that we want to pass down to our kids, our grandkids. The jobs that have been passed down to us by our parents and grandparents. You can’t take everything you can get and still continue and still grow automobile manufacturing in the United States.

    Workers At Beloved D.C. Sandwich Shop Compliments Only Seek To Unionize

    July 19, 2023 // Employees of beloved D.C. sandwich shop Compliments Only are trying to form a union and seeking a $21 per hour wage. In late June, a majority of the workers — eight out of an estimated ten employees — first asked owners Pete Sitcov and Emily Cipes to recognize their union, but they declined, according to multiple workers. They went public with their union drive this past weekend, when employees, including several who walked off mid-shift, demonstrated at the Dupont Circle sandwich shop.

    Op-ed: Trader Joe’s union is not what we bargained for

    June 13, 2023 // First, as reported by the Freedom Foundation, SEIU and Workers United have also targeted my previous employer, Starbucks, with a multimillion-dollar unionization campaign featuring some of the very organizers involved in the Hadley Trader Joe’s campaign. Untold numbers of paid union “salts” — many fresh out of college with little to no work experience — have been deployed to get jobs at targeted employers and covertly organize them from the inside. Second, few resources are available to workers skeptical of or opposed to unionization. The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) staff I’ve contacted have shown they only care about workers that want to unionize.

    Union Election at Books-A-Million Outlet in Virginia Fails

    January 26, 2023 // According to a release dated November 18 issued by the United Food & Commercial Workers International Union, “every single worker at the store signed union authorization cards in support" of an election to determine whether the 15 BAM employees in the Leesburg store would join UFCW Local 400 so as to collectively bargain contracts. Still, UFCW national press secretary Brian Doherty told PW in an email after yesterday’s election, “unfortunately, the vote did not go our way.” Doherty did not offer further details.

    Proletariat Unionization Will Hold Anonymous Vote Via the NLRB, New Statement Released About Worker Talks

    January 19, 2023 // Shortly after the CWA filed the petition, some employees also said they felt pressured to sign union cards, were inadequately informed about what they were signing and what it meant when they signed. Given this, we strongly feel a vote is the fairest option. We want to ensure that all employees can make their voices heard, as this is their decision.”