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    Utah Democratic Party, Salt Lake County Democratic Party workers unionize

    August 4, 2022 // As efforts to unionize among Democratic political staffers and congressional staffers have increased nationwide, employees of the Utah Democratic Party and Salt Lake County Democratic Party have officially unionized. Ben Peck, Salt Lake County Democratic Party executive director, said he worked on unionizing political staffers for more than a year before he started his job with the county party. He immediately started the process after he was hired. Union benefits will only apply to paid staff, not volunteers or unpaid interns, Peck said. Utah Democratic Party Chairwoman Diane Lewis, Democratic Party platform,

    Southern Poverty Law Center and employees’ union agree to new contract

    July 26, 2022 // In a joint statement Monday, SPLC President and CEO Margaret Huang and Cet Parks, the executive director of Washington-Baltimore News Guild Local 32035, TNG-CWA, which represented SPLC employees, said the contract could "be a catalyst for economic and racial justice in the South and beyond." Besides the minimum wage, the new contract provides an average 11% pay raise for workers over three years and expands existing benefits. Covered employees will get 18 paid holidays, including an annual summer break around July 4, and at least 20 vacation days a year, up from a minimum of 15. The contract also provides 12 weeks of paid parental leave (up from 10 weeks with a two week option of sick leave); 12 paid sick leave days and 10 days of bereavement leave (up from three to five days). It also offers employees two weeks of paid leave for pregnancy loss and two weeks of paid leave for gender affirming care, both new benefits. telework, nondisclosure, equity, inclusion and racial justice, Between Nov. 1, 2019, and Oct. 31, 2020, the nonprofit reported revenues of $132.9 million in 2019 and expenses of $97.4 million. It had $587.8 million in assets. Esteban Gil, Morris Dees, SPLC President Richard Cohen and SPLC Legal Director Rhonda Brownstein,

    The Atlantic’s Tech And Business Workers Intend To Unionize

    July 25, 2022 // The organizing campaign is the latest sign that collective bargaining within media isn’t just for newsrooms in the digital era. The proposed union would include some 130 members in New York and Washington who are employed in revenue-driving jobs like data analysis, software engineering, graphic design for sponsored content, sales, marketing and customer service. The workers intend to join the NewsGuild of New York, the same union that now represents Atlantic writers and editors. Tech workers at The New York Times voted overwhelmingly to join the NewsGuild in March after a public fight with their employer; the Times had opposed the union effort despite the fact that other Times jobs had been union for decades. business workers, Erin Boon, data scientist, Michal Anderson, graphic designer, Range Rover, Netflix, declining ad revenue, fossil fuel companies, Jeffrey Goldberg,

    Apple Store Unionization Effort in Motion at New York Flagship Location

    April 19, 2022 // A group of workers at Apple's flagship retail store in Manhattan has begun formally gathering signatures to form a union, The Washington Post reported Saturday. Organizers at Apple's Grand Central Terminal store say they voted Feb. 21 to affiliate with Workers United, the national labor union involved in recent efforts to unionize at Starbucks outlets, the paper reported.

    With campaign workers unionizing more often, former staffers recall effort on Pete Buttigieg campaign

    March 9, 2022 // Cedar Rapids-based International Brotherhood of Teamsters Local 238 Secretary-Treasurer Jesse Case, who is currently helping to organize members of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, said the labor movement is pressuring candidates to improve the lives of their workers. Otherwise, he said, those candidates risk losing the union vote.

    Workers At Nashville Distillery Seek Union Representation

    December 11, 2021 // On Friday, workers at the Nelson's Green Brier Distillery in Nashville announced their effort to organize with the United Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW Local 1995).