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Oct 7, 2022 | News Story
The National Labor Relations Board has filed a complaint accusing Apple Inc of illegally attempting to stymie a union campaign at a Manhattan retail store by interrogating workers and barring them from leaving pro-union flyers in a break room.
Oct 7, 2022 | News Story
The writers, producers, editors, engineers, and other storytellers at Pineapple Street Studios, the popular podcast network owned by Audacy and based in Brooklyn, have unionized with the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE). Of the 40-member bargaining unit, 98% signed union cards and called on management to voluntarily recognize the union without delay or division.
Oct 7, 2022 | News Story
The Animation Guild plans to further expand the union’s footprint in New York with a new effort to organize Paramount+’s Stephen Colbert Presents Tooning Out the News. Tooning Out the News workers presented management with a request for voluntary recognition last Thursday and additionally filed a petition for a union election with the National Labor Relations Board. Thirty-eight workers, in roles...
Oct 7, 2022 | News Story
Climate Jobs, a nationwide coalition of unions and environmental advocates, organized the “Ambition to Action” workshop for union members interested in learning about the effects of climate change, potential work opportunities in electrification and renewable energy, and why and how it can be done with organized labor at the forefront. The workshop took place at 5:00-6:30 p.m. ET on Thursday,...
Oct 7, 2022 | News Story
This Monday, October 10, marks International Stage Management Day. These workers are indispensable to creating live entertainment, navigating issues ranging from time budgeting to workplace safety. Actors’ Equity Association represents thousands of these workers across the United States, and these artists may be less visible than their colleagues onstage, but their tireless dedication to their...
Oct 7, 2022 | News Story
This week, the Center for American Progress (CAP) released a brand new report on pro-union sentiment that labels Gen Z  “America’s most pro-union generation.” According to the data, Gen Z’ers are even more pro-union than older generations were at their age.
Sep 30, 2022 | News Story
The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) will file an application with the National Mediation Board (NMB), the federal agency that conducts union representation elections in the airline and railroad sectors. The IAM has sufficient interest among JetBlue Fleet Service workers to conduct a union representation election.
Sep 30, 2022 | News Story
After a year of legal delays, Stagehands at Little Island voted “Yes” for a union with the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) Local One. The vote was unanimous in favor of representation by Local One.
Sep 30, 2022 | News Story
Workers at a Trader Joe’s in Williamsburg have filed for union representation, aiming to join Trader Joe's United, a newly formed independent union that won elections at Trader Joe’s stores in Massachusetts and Minnesota over the summer. The Williamsburg store is the first Trader Joe’s in New York City to formally request a union election, of more than a dozen locations across Manhattan, Brooklyn...
Sep 30, 2022 | News Story
Two VITAL Climbing Gyms in New York City have filed this week to unionize with Climbers United. If they win their election, they’ll form the 2nd & 3rd unionized rock gyms in the U.S. Movement Climbing outside of D.C. won a union earlier this year.