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October 01, 2019--AFL-CIO
In Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, ramp workers at Envoy Air voted to join the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) (Canadian Labor Congress).

September 13, 2019--AFL-CIO
In Portland, Oregon, staff at DePaul Treatment Services, an addiction recovery agency, are the newest members of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Council 75 after the DePaul management agreed to voluntarily recognize the union. In Bend, Oregon, medical technologists at St. Charles Medical Center voted to organize with the Oregon Federation of Nurses and Health Professionals / American Federation of Teachers (OFNHP / AFT) Local 5017.

September 11, 2019--Independent
By a vote of 249 to 40, workers at Williamson Street Grocery Cooperative in Madison, Wisconsin opted for a union voice at their workplace with the United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America (UE).

September 03, 2019--Independent
Nurses at St. Mary Medical Center in Langhorne, Pennsylvania, decided to be united joining the Pennsylvania Association of Staff Nurses and Allied Professionals (PASNAP).

August 21, 2019--AFL-CIO
A few days after workers at the sports and pop culture website The Ringer notified the company of their eagerness to unionize, management agreed to recognize the union of their choice, Writers Guild of America East (WGAE). Emergency medical services professionals employed with American Medical Response and contracted to serve Imperial County, California, voted "Union Yes" and are now members of United EMS Workers / American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Local 4911.

August 19, 2019--*In California, the independent Administrators Association of San Diego City Schools (AASD) chose to affiliate with the American Federation of School Administrators (AFSA) Local 134 (AFL-CIO)*.

July 31, 2019--AFL-CIO
Staff at the American Civil Liberties Union of Maryland opted for union membership joining the Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU) Local 2. In New York City, a clear majority of staff of the Committee to Protect Journalists and writer-producers at Vox Entertainment decided to unionize and are now trade union members of the Writers Guild of America East (WGAE) after management of both entities agreed to voluntarily recognize the union.

May 21, 2019--AFL-CIO
Staff a three digital publications, Pitchfork, Ars Technica and Quartz won voluntary union recognition and will now be exclusively represented by The News Guild / Communication Workers of America (TNG / CWA) Local 31003.

April 30, 2019--*Planners employed at Lockheed Martin in Fort Worth, Texas, members of the Federated Independent Texas Unions Local 900, chose affiliation with the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) Local 776-F (AFL-CIO)*

April 25, 2019--*After a unanimous membership vote, the independent Union Carpenters of Puerto Rico (UCPR) officially affiliated with the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) (AFL-CIO)*

April 15, 2019--AFL-CIO
In Las Vegas, Nevada, the United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (UAW) scored another organizing win with gaming dealers at Caesars Palace casino. In Idaho, musicians of the Boise Philharmonic Orchestra voted overwhelmingly to join the the American Federation of Musicians (AFM) Local 689 and the management and board of directors of the the Boise Phil agreed to recognize the union as the collective bargaining representative. Bike share workers employed by Motivate LLC at Ford GoBike in the California Bay area voted to join the Transport Workers Union of America (TWU).

March 28, 2019--AFL-CIO
Gaming dealers at the Bally, Harrah's, Paris and Wynn casinos in Las Vegas, Nevada decided to be united joining the United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (UAW). Emergency medical service workers employed at Superior Ambulance in New Mexico voted to unionize with the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Council 18.

March 27, 2019--Independent
Production and service workers at Anchor Steam brewery in San Francisco, California, elected to have a union voice at their workplace joining the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) Local 6.

February 28, 2019--AFL-CIO
In Hartford, Connecticut, editors, reporters and photographers at the Hartford Courant and Courant Community publications received voluntary union recognition from the Tribune Publishing management after 80 percent of the staff signed union authorization cards to join The News Guild / Communication Workers of America (TNG / CWA) Local 34071. In Minnesota, over 80 percent of workers at the newly built InterContinental Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport Hotel signed union authorization cards and are now members of UNITE HERE Local 17 after certification by the state's Bureau of Mediation Services. After an overwhelming majority of graphic artists, producers and writers at CBSN/CBS News 24/7 live streaming news network signed union authorization cards to join the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE), management voluntarily recognized the union. Mechanics of Technica Group working for the Installation Maintenance Division at the Fort Campbell U.S. Army Base in Kentucky elected to organize with the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM).

January 30, 2019--AFL-CIO
Library workers at six locations in Gloucester County, New Jersey won voluntary recognition from the Gloucester County Library Commission and are now members of the Communication Workers of America (CWA) Local 1085. Management of Refinery29, a feminist digital media company, voluntarily recognized the editorial staffs union of choice, the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE). After a card check victory overseen by the American Arbitration Association, management of New York Magazine agreed to voluntary recognition of The News Guild / Communication Workers of America (TNG / CWA) Local 31003 to represent their editorial employees. In the Montreal, Quebec area, workers, including electricians and assemblers employed by Aerotek at Bombardier Aerospace and Airbus facilities have chosen to join the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) Local Lodge 1660. Workers at the General Mills plant in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, voted to join the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union (RWDSU) Local 110. Faculty at the Old Town School of Folk Music in Chicago, Illinois, opted for a trade union voice joining the Illinois Federation of Teachers / American Federation of Teachers (IFT / AFT).

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