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May 18, 2022--CTW
Workers United / Service Employees International Union (WU / SEIU) procured trade union wins signing up baristas and shift supervisors at Starbucks locations in St. Paul, Minnesota - Seattle, Washington - Linthicum Heights, Maryland - Brooklyn, New York - Boone, North Carolina - Massapequa, New York - and Augusta, Georgia. Opting for union membership with the Committee of Interns and Residents / Service Employees International Union (CIR / SEIU) Local 1957, are residents, interns and fellows employed at Keck School of Medicine of USC in Los Angeles, California. Voting to join the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) includes drivers for Himco Waste-Away Service in Elkhart, Indiana, Local 364, and bus drivers and monitors for First Student in Victorville, California with Local 572.

May 11, 2022--AFL-CIO
School bus drivers and driver substitutes employed by Stanley Bus Company in Marbury, Maryland, exercised their judgment to unite with Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Local 689. At the Community Health Centers of Burlington, Vermont, support staff within a repertoire of classifications voted to be allied with the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) Community Health United. Staff at the Bangor Daily News in Maine, at the nonpartisan grassroots organization Common Cause, and at the Financial Times US, secured voluntary union recognition from management after divulging their intention to organize with The News Guild / Communications Workers of America (TNG / CWA) Locals 31128, 32035 and 31222 in order. In Ohio at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center, workers employed as paramedics, PRN specialists and transport communications, elected as their collective bargaining representative the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Council 8.

April 28, 2022--CTW
The International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) signed up drivers and monitors at Durham School Services in Baltimore, Maryland, with Local 570, production, warehouse and maintenance workers at the Refresco Beverages plant in Fort Worth, Texas, Local 997, and drivers for US Foods Inc. in Char1otte, North Carolina, with Local 71. Interns and residents at University of Vermont Medical Center gained a union voice joining the Committee of Interns and Residents / Service Employees International Union (CIR / SEIU) Local 1957. Employees at Rainbow Health in Minnesota, an HIV / AIDS service organization, expressed their desire to unionize by voting for Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Healthcare Minnesota / Iowa, and in Los Angeles, California, paralegals, assistants, bookkeepers and janitors of El Rescate, a non-profit legal service, conducted a unanimous ballot for SEIU Local 721. Baristas and shift supervisors at Starbucks locations in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania - Brookline and Allston, Massachusetts - New York City, New York - Eugene, Oregon - Ithaca, Buffalo, and Rochester, New York - Knoxville, Tennessee - Mesa, Arizona - and in Richmond and Midlothian, Virginia, made the decision to be unified with Workers United / Service Employees International Union (WU / SEIU) while in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, workers at four locations of Good Karma Cafe stood union strong voting for Philadelphia Joint Board WU / SEIU.

April 28, 2022--AFL-CIO
Registered nurses at Longmont United Hospital in Longmont, Colorado, voted to join and be united with National Nurses Organizing Committee / National Nurses United (NNOC / NNU). Flight attendants with Avelo Airlines opted for a union voice at their workplace joining Association of Flight Attendants / Communications Workers of America (AFA / CWA). Employees at Three Brothers Coffee in Nashville, Tennessee, staff at Half Price Books in Greenwood, Indiana, cannabist dispensary workers at The Cannabist in Deptford, New Jersey, consignment store workers employed at *Crossroads Trading Co. in Seattle, Washington, and employees at *Storyville Coffee Company which is also in Seattle, voted for a protected voice in their workplace joining United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Locals 1995, 700, 360, and *3000 respectively. Staffers at One Fair Wage and Common Cause obtained voluntary union recognition from management and will be aligned with The News Guild / Communications Workers of America (TNG /CWA) and in the order shown, with Locals 38010 and 32035. Rank and file workers for Bombardier Mass Transit in Sanford, Florida, elected unionization with Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen (BRS). In Everett and Lynwood, Washington, retail sales workers for Verizon Wireless and ski patrollers (Local 7781) at a resort owned by Mountain Capital Partners in Durango, Colorado have joined the labor movement as members of Communications Workers of America (CWA). All full-time faculty for the Dominican University of California in San Rafael selected to be organized with California Federation of Teachers / American Federation of Teachers (CFT / AFT). Registered nurses at Barrett Hospital in Dillon, Montana, gained representation as members of Montana Nurses Association / American Federation of Teachers-Nurses and Health Professionals (MNA / AFT). Employees at New America, a nonpartisan public policy think tank, officially received voluntary recognition for their union New America United / Nonprofit Professional Employees Union / International Federation of Professional and Technical Engineers (NAU / NPEU / IFPTE) Local 70. Bus drivers employed by Dyson Bus Services Inc. for Charles County Public Schools in Port Tobacco, Maryland, proclaimed Union Solidarity organizing with Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Local 689. Workers at Tolentine Zeiser Community Life Center in the Bronx, New York, covering a range of job classifications, exercised their judgment to unite with American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) District Council 37. Staff including teachers, social workers and counselors at Menlo Park Academy in Cleveland, Ohio, elected to be represented by the Ohio Federation of Teachers / American Federation of Teachers (OFO / AFT) Local 6570. Non-supervisory staff at the non-profit Center for Appellate Litigation in New York announced that management voluntarily recognized their trade union preferment, the Association of Legal Aid Attorneys / United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (ALAA / UAW) Local 2325.

April 25, 2022--Independent
In Massachusetts, workers at non-profit Amherst Cinema after a triumphant card-check procedure, gained unionization as members of the Amherst Cinema Workers United (ACWU).

April 19, 2022--Independent
In Cambridge, graduate workers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, voted for a united voice unionizing with United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America (UE).

April 04, 2022--*The United Soccer League Players Association (USLPA) has officially affiliated their independent union with the Communications Workers of America (CWA) Local 7211 (AFL-CIO)*

March 31, 2022--AFL-CIO
Deciding to be wise and organize, workers at the Recreational Equipment, Inc. SoHo store in New York City joined Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union / United Food and Commercial Workers (RWDSU / UFCW). Scenic artists at the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis, Minnesota, decided to be united with the United Scenic Artists / International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (USA / IATSE) Local 829. Saff at the Charlotte Observer in North Carolina and at the non-profit End Citizens United / Let America Vote won voluntary recognition choosing to have a workplace voice with The News Guild / Communications Workers of America (TNG / CWA) Local 32035 and tech workers at the New York Times voted for union representation by TNG / CWA Local 31003. Healthcare workers including occupational and physical therapists and assistants, social workers, and speech pathologists at Sparrow Home Care in Michigan voted 'Union Yes' joining Michigan Nurses Association / National Nurses United (MNA / NNU). Employees at Nava PBC, a civic tech organization that builds government services, gained voluntary union recognition and are now united with Office and Professional Employees (OPEIU) Local 1010. Cashiers and sales associates at Ammo Brothers, which sells hunting and fishing supplies in Cerritos, California, and workers at five Coffee Tree Roasters locations in the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania area chose trade union membership joining United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Locals 324 and 1776. Maintenance workers at a private prison in Florence, Arizona run by CoreCivic, elected overwhelmingly to organize with United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipefitting Industry (UA) Local 469. In Washington State, clerks and technicians at Pacific Architects and Engineers gained a workplace voice as members of International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) District Lodge 751.

March 28, 2022--CTW
The International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) recorded representation wins with cannabis consultants at Zen Leaf in Lombard, Illinois and cannabis support center specialists for PharmaCann, Inc. in Schaumburg, Illinois, both with Local 777, bus and van drivers and maintenance workers at Green Mountain Community Network, Local 597, and drivers for Albert's Organics in Logan Township, New Jersey with Local 676. Opting for unionization are workers at Starbucks locations in Amherst and Depew, New York, and Mesa, Arizona, with Workers United / Service Employees International Union (WU / SEIU). In Massachusetts, interns, residents, and fellows at Greater Lawrence Family Health Center voted to join Committee of Interns and Residents / Service Employees International Union (CIR / SEIU) Local 1957. Also voting to unionize their workplace are employees within various maintenance classifications at Southern California Hospital at Culver City joining SEIU United Healthcare Workers West.

February 25, 2022--AFL-CIO
In Pennsylvania, employees which includes paralegals and attorneys for the legal aid non-profit Justice at Work, the staff at the non-profit Black and Pink National, and workers at Grist, a non-profit independent media organization with a focus on environmental issues won voluntary union recognition by management and now have exclusive collective bargaining representation by The News Guild / Communications Workers of America (TNG / CWA) Locals 38010, 37074 and 37082 respectively. Employees at Guide Dogs of America in Sylmar, California, voted to join and be united with Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU) Local 30. Clerks and pharmacy technicians at a CVS Caremark store in San Francisco, California and office workers at Bacharach Institute for Rehabilitation, with facilities located in New Jersey, voted in favor of unionizing with United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Locals 648 and 152. Staff, including attorneys, law graduates, fellows and social workers with Prisoners Legal Services of New York, voted to stand together with Association of Legal Aid Attorneys / United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (ALAA / UAW) Local 2325. Editors, writers and producers effectuated voluntary union recognition from the iHeart Podcast Network, a division of iHeartMedia, and are now members of Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE).

February 24, 2022--CTW
The International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) successfully completed organizing drives for custodians, groundkeepers, and caretakers for Rhode Island School of Design with Local 251, and nurse aides, assistants, and medication technicians at Golden Living Center - Fountainview Terrace in LaPorte, Indiana, Local 135. The Service Employees International Union (SEIU) victoriously organized health care workers at Community Care on Palm Riverside in California with Local 2015, nurses employed by Chenango Memorial Hospital in Chenango County, New York with 1199 United Healthcare Workers East, and professional care givers at Country Doctor Community Health Centers in Seattle, Washington with 1199 NW Healthcare.

February 07, 2022--Independent
Professional guidance employees for Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School in Midland have given themselves a true and protected voice in their workplace joining Pennsylvania State Education Association / National Education Association (PSEA / NEA).

February 03, 2022--*The independent United Football Players' Association (UFPA) affiliated their organization with the United Steel, Paper and Forestry, Rubber, Manufacturing, Energy, Allied Industrial and Service Workers International Union (USW) (AFL-CIO)*

January 31, 2022--CTW
The International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) will now provide representation for maintenance workers and custodians at Crestwood Village CO-OP in Whiting, New Jersey, Local 125, and delivery drivers and warehouse workers employed by Penske Logistics in Auburn, Washington, Local 174. The Service Employees International Union (SEIU) organized the staff of the Democratic National Committee with Local 500, residential care workers at Communitas, a 24 hour assisted living and group home in Bremerton, Washington with Local 775, professional workers at Saint Joseph's Medical Center in Yonkers, New York with 1199 United Healthcare Workers East, service and maintenance workers for Beecher Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Evanston, Illinois and at St. James Wellness Rehab and Villas in Crete, Illinois with with Healthcare Illinois and Indiana, and workers at a second Starbucks location in the Buffalo, New York area voted to join Workers United / SEIU.

January 27, 2022--AFL-CIO
In New York City, animation workers at the Titmouse studio are now officially members of The Animation Guild / International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (TAG / IATSE) Local 839 after management agreed to voluntarily recognize the union. In Maryland, full and part-time workers of the Baltimore County Public Library system, flight attendants at Orlando-based National Airlines, and workers at Veterinary Specialists and Emergency Services in Rochester, New York opted to become union members joining the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM). In Colorado, wildland firefighters and forest service workers for the Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre, and Gunnison National Forests elected union membership into the National Federation of Federal Employees / International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (NFFE / IAM). At Half Price Books in St. Louis Park, Minnesota and at the Politics and Prose bookstore in Washington, D.C., employees gained a union voice on the job with the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Locals 663 and 400. Staff at three National Audubon Society offices located in Missouri, Nebraska, and Arizona, voted for a collective voice and workers at the Genesee Co-Op Federal Credit Union in Rochester, New York, achieved voluntary union recognition joining the Communications Workers of America (CWA). At four Kane Community Living Centers in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, aides, dietary, housekeeping workers, CNAs and LPNs opted to be trade union members with United Steel, Paper and Forestry, Rubber, Manufacturing, Energy, Allied Industrial and Service Workers International Union (USW). In Illinois, staff at the Art Institute of Chicago and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago gained unity at their workplace with American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Council 31. Staff at Roger Baldwin Foundation of ACLU in Chicago, Illinois, chose to have a workplace voice with the National Organization of Legal Services Workers / United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (NOLSW / UAW) Local 2320.

December 30, 2021--AFL-CIO
Workers at Big Cartel, an e-commerce company based in Salt Lake City, Utah, and workers at non-profit Forterra NW in Seattle, Washington, gained a union voice joining the Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU) Locals 1010 and 8. Student Researchers within the University of California system gained union representation as members of the United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (UAW). Through NLRB elections, staff at eight National Audubon Society offices across the country elected unionization joining the Communications Workers of America (CWA), while cell phone tower climbers at Tower Safety in Phoenix, Arizona, staff including full-time and independent contractors that work remotely for indie developer Vodeo Games, and workers at non-profit Las Americas Immigrant Advocacy Center in El Paso, Texas attained voluntary union recognition after they communicated their yearning to join the CWA. Dancers of the Ballet Idaho gained a trade union voice with the American Guild of Musical Artists (AGMA). Workers at the national non-profit Leadership for Educational Equity voted overwhelmingly for a collective workplace voice joining International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) District 160. Video editors, photographers, and multimedia journalists at WITI / FOX 6 in Wisconsin elected to be organized with National Association of Broadcast Employees and Technicians / Communications Workers of America (NABET / CWA) Local 54041. Grocery workers at Fred Meyer in Richland, Washington elected to belong and be strong with United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 1439. Medical receptionists, assistants, athletic trainers and x-ray technologists for Tuality Healthcare in Hillsboro, Oregon voted for a united voice unionizing with American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Council 75. At the Coffee Clinic, LLC in Boulder, Colorado, production and maintenance workers, baristas and drivers opted for union membership with Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union (BCTGM) Local 26. School bus monitors, aides, and counsellors for Precision Human Resource Solutions in Hartford, Connecticut voted for a protected voice in their workplace joining Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU).

December 30, 2021--CTW
The International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) scored organizing victories with workers at two locations of Verilife Cannabis Dispensary in Romeoville and Ottawa, Illinois and groundsmen, operators and drivers at Intermodal Mexico USA in Jacksonville, Florida with Locals 777 and 512 in order. Workers at a Starbucks location in Buffalo, New York, voted to be represented by Workers United / Service Employees International Union (WU / SEIU).

November 30, 2021--AFL-CIO
At National Public Radio, employees within the communications and audience growth divisions chose to be organized with the National Association of Broadcast Employees and Technicians / Communications Workers of America (NABET / CWA) Local 52031. Workers at Politico, Essential Energy and Environment News and staff at the American Civil Liberties Union of Virginia confirmed voluntary recognition from management after informing them of their union selection, The News Guild / Communications Workers of America (TNG / CWA) Local 32035. Staff at the American Civil Liberties Union of Arizona voted to join the National Organization of Legal Services Workers / United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (NOLSW / UAW) Local 2320. At Elizabethtown Gas Company in northern New Jersey, workers in the billing department, customer service, and the call center chose trade union membership joining Utility Workers Union of America (UWUA) Local 601. In Sierra Vista, Arizona, nurses, paramedics and medical technicians for American Medical Response of Cochise County stood trade union strong voting for United Emergency Medical Professionals of Arizona / International Association of Fire Fighters (UEMP / IAFF) Local I-60. At California Independent System Operator Corporation in the cities of Folsom and Lincoln, dispatchers, security, coordinators and market operators have given themselves a true and protected voice at their jobsites with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 1245. Housekeepers, night auditors, maintenance and front desk agents at Hilton Garden Inn Los Angeles/Hollywood in California elected overwhelmingly to organize with UNITE HERE Local 11.

November 22, 2021--Independent
Machinists at WestRock Services in Tacoma, Washington decided on organizing with the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America (UBC) Pacific Northwest Regional Council.

November 12, 2021--CTW
Healthcare workers at Tenet Placentia-Linda Hospital in Placentia, California, voted to unionize their workplace joining Service Employees International Union (SEIU) United Healthcare Workers West.

October 26, 2021--AFL-CIO
Through the card-check procedure, workers at the non-profit Code for America are the newest members of the Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU) Tech Workers Local 1010. In California, registered nurses at Doctors Hospital of Manteca decided to be united choosing to join the California Nurses Association / National Nurses United (CNA / NNU). Employees of Bend the Arc: A Jewish Partnership for Justice, an organization which is focused on social change, received voluntary union recognition from management and will therefore have representation by the Nonprofit Professional Employees Union / International Federation of Professional and Technical Engineers (NPEU / IFPTE) Local 70. Workers at Paizo, the company that created the games Starfinder and Pathfinder, gained voluntary union recognition and are now united with the Communications Workers of America (CWA) United Paizo Workers and employees at Equality California, the statewide LGBTQ+ rights organization, also won voluntary recognition choosing to have a workplace voice with CWA Local 9003. Management at Jigsaw Productions, a non-fiction production company which is based in New York City, agreed to voluntarily recognize their freelance workers preference to be allied with the Writers Guild of America East (WGAE). In New York City, after voluntary union recognition from management at Breaking Ground, which is a non-profit developer and operator of supportive housing, the workforce within a range of job classifications are now unified with the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) District Council 37. In New Mexico, doctors at Rehoboth McKinley Christian Hospital elected union membership into the Union of American Physicians and Dentists / American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (UAPD / AFSCME) Local 206. In Pennsylvania, faculty and researchers across all University of Pittsburgh campuses elected as their collective bargaining representative the United Steel, Paper and Forestry, Rubber, Manufacturing, Energy, Allied Industrial and Service Workers International Union (USW) Academic Workers Association. Technicians at Mid-Columbia Medical Center in The Dalles, Oregon, voted for a united voice uniting with Oregon Federation of Nurses and Health Professionals / American Federation of Teachers (OFNHP / AFT) Local 5017.

October 25, 2021--CTW
In Atlanta, Georgia, workers at Liberty Tire Recycling LLC elected union membership into the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) Local 728.

October 19, 2021--Independent
In Oregon, workers at Wild Lilac Child Development Community, a daycare and preschool, opted for membership into the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) Local 5.

September 29, 2021--AFL-CIO
Staff of the non-profit research group Brookings Institution, which is based in Washington, DC, have obtained voluntary union recognition to have as their exclusive collective bargaining representative the Nonprofit Professional Employees Union / International Federation of Professional and Technical Engineers (NPEU / IFPTE) Local 70. Agricultural workers at Pindar Vineyards in Peconic, New York, decided to be wise and organize with the Retail, Wholesale, and Department Store Union / United Food and Commercial Workers International Union (RWDSU / UFCW) Local 338. Staff at the progressive software company EveryAction, received voluntary union recognition by management and will be represented by the Communications Workers of America (CWA) Locals 1400 and 2336. Staff, including editors, designers and sales at Oxford University Press in New York City gained union representation as members of The News Guild / Communications Workers of America (TNG / CWA) Local 31222. Workers at Bull Moose Music in Salem, New Hampshire, elected to be organized with United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 1445. Staff for Appellate Advocates, which represents people experiencing poverty and convicted of criminal offenses in the New York Appellate Division, procured voluntary recognition and are now members of Association of Legal Aid Attorneys / United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (ALAA / UAW) Local 2325.

September 16, 2021--CTW
Workers at a Dairy Farmers of America plant in Ventura, California, conveyed their enthusiasm to be united by voting for the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) Local 186.

August 30, 2021--CTW
At the the University of Illinois-Chicago, interns, resident and fellow physicians voted 'Union Yes' uniting with Committee of Interns and Residents / Service Employees International Union (CIR / SEIU). Workers at GPS Impact, a political media firm, are the newest members of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) Local 696, after management's declaration to voluntary recognition of the union.

August 30, 2021--AFL-CIO
Editorial workers at MSNBC gained unity at their workplace with the Writers Guild of America East (WGAE). Workers, including paralegals, lawyers, organizers and media specialists at the Center for Biological Diversity, a national conservation organization, are now members of the Communications Workers of America (CWA) Local 9415 after gaining voluntary union recognition by management, and solutions consultants and sales support specialists for AT&T In-Home Expert office in Southfield, Michigan voted to join CWA Local 9415. Workers at the Institute for Local Self Reliance, a national research and advocacy organization, have joined the trade union movement as members of the Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU) Local 12 after management gave the green light to voluntary recognition of the union. After staff at the non-profit Democracy Works relayed their desire to unionize, management communicated that they will voluntarily recognize The News Guild / Communications Workers of America (TNG / CWA) Local 31222 while digital producers of the Gannett Atlantic Digital Optimization Team which covers five states, staff at Forbes Media including journalists, editors, and videographers, and full-time and part-time editorial employees at the Washingtonian Magazine in Washington D.C. elected to join TNG / CWA Locals 31003 and 32035 respectively. In Brooklyn, New York, workers at Greenlight Bookstore and Yours Truly stationery stores have attained union recognition and are now organized with the Retail, Wholesale, and Department Store Union / United Food and Commercial Workers International Union (RWDSU / UFCW). In New York, part-time workers at the Longwood Public Library voted for a united voice unionizing with Civil Service Employees Association / American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (CSEA / AFSCME) Local 1000. Workers at Dairyland Power Cooperative in La Crosse, Wisconsin opted for membership into the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 953. Workers at a CVS store in Tustin, California voted overwhelmingly to join United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 324.

August 16, 2021--Independent
Operations and maintenance technicians with the NAES Corporation at the Port of Tacoma in Washington State voted overwhelmingly to join Inlandboatmen's Union of the Pacific / International Longshore and Warehouse Union (IBU / ILWU).

July 23, 2021--CTW
The International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) organized dispatchers, mechanics and clerical workers at First Student of Bellport, New York with Local 1205 and factory workers including warehouse, production and maintenance at the Keurig Dr. Pepper plant in Victorville, California, with Local 896.

July 06, 2021--AFL-CIO
After a victorious card-check procedure, management of the Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. voluntarily recognized their staff's aspiration to be represented by the Nonprofit Professional Employees Union / International Federation of Professional and Technical Engineers (NPEU / IFPTE) Local 70. The leadership of the American Civil Liberties Union of Minnesota agreed to voluntary union recognition and therefore the employees are now officially members of The News Guild / Communications Workers of America (TNG / CWA) Local 37002. Full-time and regular part-time professional workers at Easter Seals New York, Inc., opted to be trade union members joining the Civil Service Employees Association / American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (CSEA / AFSCME) Local 1000. In Michigan, technicians at the UP Health System-Marquette, proclaimed 'Union Yes' joining the Michigan Nurses Association / National Nurses United (MNA / NNU).

June 23, 2021--Independent
Support staff at the All Creatures Animal Hospital in Bremerton, Washington elected membership into the National Veterinary Professionals Union (NVPU).

June 23, 2021--AFL-CIO
Journalists and staff of The Atlantic and the Kansas City Star in Missouri acquired voluntary union recognition from management and are now trade union members of The News Guild / Communications Workers of America (TNG / CWA) Locals 31003 and 36047 respectively. After workers at the Du Nord Craft Spirits distillery in Minneapolis, Minnesota, expressed their enthusiasm to organize with UNITE HERE Local 17, the owners stated they will voluntarily recognize this union out of respect for the staff. A very interesting development in the State of Oregon where 'staff for the Democratic and Republican state legislators' elected unionization joining the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 89. At Hiawatha Academies, a Minneapolis, Minnesota charter school network, teachers and staff opted for a union voice at their workplace joining Education Minnesota / American Federation of Teachers (EM / AFT) (EM is also an affiliate of the independent National Education Association). Through the Campaign to Organize Digital Employees (CODE), workers at Catalist, a major progressive data provider and workers at the petition website Change.org, have won voluntary union recognition to have as their exclusive collective bargaining representative the Communications Workers of America (CWA). Staff at the American Jewish World Service, a human rights organization, achieved voluntary recognition from management for their union choice, the Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU) Local 153. In Maine, drivers and mechanics for the Biddeford, Saco and Old Orchard Beach transit service elected union membership organizing with Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Local 714. Cafeteria workers at Brock and Company, Inc. in Farmington, Connecticut, exercised their choice to join United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 371.

June 08, 2021--CTW
Workers at Waste Management in Simi Valley, California, ordained their membership into International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) Local 186.

May 27, 2021--AFL-CIO
Registered nurses at the Maine Medical Center, which includes the Scarborough Surgery Center and the MMC Brighton Campus in Portland, voted for a united voice unionizing with the Maine State Nurses Association / National Nurses United (MSNA / NNU). Employees that make up the workforce of the national American Civil Liberties Union and the staff at the Urban Institute won voluntary union recognition from management and will be represented by the Nonprofit Professional Employees Union / International Federation of Professional and Technical Engineers (NPEU / IFPTE) Local 70. In Los Angeles, California, management at Skylight Books voluntarily recognized their workers union preference to be members of and be represented by the Skylight Booksellers Union / Communications Workers of America (SBU / CWA) Local 9003 and workers at the American Red Cross in Binghamton, N.Y. gained a union voice joining CWA Local 1123. In Minnesota, reporters, support and business staff of the nonprofit news organization MinnPost won voluntary recognition of their union, The News Guild / Communications Workers of America (TNG / CWA) Local 37002, while journalists of the New York Daily News voted to join TNG / CWA Local 31003. Proclaiming 'Union Yes', workers at the Portland Museum of Art in the State of Maine joined United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (UAW) Local 2110. Workers at two Foragers Market stores in Chelsea and Brooklyn, New York, opted to be organized with United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 1500.

May 20, 2021--CTW
The International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) were victorious in organizing school bus drivers for First Student in Weston, Connecticut with Local 191, technical health care workers at McLaren Lapeer Region Hospital in Michigan with Local 332, and in Virginia, firefighters at Radford Army Ammunition Plant, Local 171. After a decision to organize, the owner of Nani's Kitchen restaurant in Rochester, New York, voluntarily recognized their employees union selection, the Workers United / Service Employees International Union (WU / SEIU). In Warwick, New York, technicians including respiratory therapists and LPN's at St. Anthony's Community Hospital joined the trade union movement with the 1199 SEIU United Healthcare Workers East.




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