• IKEA Workers Say “Union Yes” at Only U.S. Factory

    IKEA lovers and supporters of workers’ rights, rejoice! You can shop at your favorite trendy furniture retailer and buy union at the same time. Workers at the IKEA/Swedwood plant in Danville, VA have voted 221 to 69 to form a union and bargain for a better life with the IAM

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  • Airport Screeners Choose AFGE, AFL-CIO as their Union

    Transportation Security Officers have chosen the AFL-CIO affiliate American Federation of Government Employees in a runoff election with the National Treasury Employees union to be their exclusive bargaining representative.

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  • Teamsters 71 Ends 2010 with Organizing Win

    Drivers at Alsco say ‘UNION YES!’ Alsco drivers in Charlotte, NC voted overwhelmingly to form a union and be represented by Teamsters Local 71. The drives, also known as Route Sales Representatives (RSRs), voted 8 to 1 to organize and bargain a contract for a better life. “In hard times, these drivers, after talking with […]

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