Category: Organizing

Rochester Veterinary Hospital Workers Get OK for Election Bid to Join the Machinists Union

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has approved a petition for 130 workers at a Pathway Vet Alliance facility in Rochester, N.Y., to conduct a mail-in ballot election for representation by the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM). The proposed unit of 130 workers with titles like licensed veterinary technicians and surgery animal […]

Maryland Law Giving Baltimore County Public Library Employees the Right to Collectively Bargain and Join the Machinists Union Goes Into Effect July 1st

BALTIMORE, June 9, 2021 — Baltimore County Public Library (BCPL) employees achieved a significant victory this month as legislation passed authorizing nearly 600 employees to collectively bargain and join the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM).  For almost two years, Baltimore County library staff has been trying to organize with the IAM. But since libraries […]

Tennessee Nissan Workers Joining Together with the Machinists Union

Eighty-seven Tool and Die Maintenance Technicians at Nissan North America in Smyrna, TN are joining together with the IAM. An overwhelming majority of Tool and Die Maintenance Technicians signed authorization cards for IAM representation. READ:  Union seeks vote of 87 workers at Nissan Tennessee plant ABC News Workers cited numerous workplace concerns, including forced overtime, increased healthcare costs, […]