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May 12, 2017--AFL-CIO
Yardmasters and train and engine service workers for Golden Isles Terminal Railroad in the Brunswick, Georgia area chose trade union membership with the International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers (SMART TD).

April 28, 2017--AFL-CIO
Workers at Eastside Food Co-op in Minneapolis, Minnesota voted to join United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 653. Certified nursing assistants at the Genesis Woodlands nursing home in Plainfield, New Jersey elected to be represented by the Retail, Wholesale, and Department Store Union (RWDSU / UFCW).

April 11, 2017--*In the Arlington Heights, Illinois area, teachers working within eleven schools and members of the District 214 Education Association (EA) voted to join the Northwest Suburban Teachers Union / Illinois Federation of Teachers / American Federation of Teachers (NWSTU / IFT / AFT) Local 1211 (AFL-CIO)*

March 31, 2017--CTW
Electing to be organized by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) includes drivers for LinkedIn and Twitter bus contractor WeDriveU in California with Local 853, workers at DHL Express in Miami, Florida with Local 769, delivery drivers and mechanics at Shaw's Distribution Center in Wells, Maine with Local 340, warehouse workers at Sysco in Post Falls, Idaho with Local 690, workers employed by Sims Municipal Recycling at the recycling plant in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, New York with Local 210, officers of the Belle Fourche Police Department in South Dakota with Local 120, drivers working for Savage Services Supply Chain Management in the Detroit, Michigan area with Local 283, and workers at Liberty Bakery Kitchen in Brockton, Massachusetts that produces donuts for Dunkin' Donuts, Local 653.

March 30, 2017--*U.S.-based flight attendants employed by OSM Aviation and Norwegian Air Shuttle and that are members of the Norwegian Cabin Crew Association (NCCA) voted to affiliate their independent union with the Association of Flight Attendants / Communications Workers of America (AFA / CWA) (AFL-CIO)*

March 28, 2017--AFL-CIO
In Portland, Oregon, workers employed by Bon Appetit Management Company at Lewis and Clark College cafeteria are now unionized with UNITE HERE through card-check recognition.

March 24, 2017--*Graduate workers of Brown University that are members of Stand Up for Graduate Student Employees (SUGSE) voted to affiliate their group with the Rhode Island Federation of Teachers and Health Professionals / American Federation of Teachers (RIFTHP / AFT) (AFL-CIO)*

March 04, 2017--*Drivers for UberBlack, members of the Philadelphia Limousine Association (PLA) in Pennsylvania, will affiliate their organization with the Newspaper Guild of Greater Philadelphia / Communications Workers of America (TNG / CWA) Local 38010 (AFL-CIO)*

February 24, 2017--AFL-CIO
In Minnesota, opting to become members of the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) are employees of Whole Foods Co-op in Duluth with Local 1189 and Linden Hills Co-op in Minneapolis with Local 653.

February 21, 2017--AFL-CIO
The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) scored organizing victories with equipment repair workers for AECOM at the Sierra Army Depot in Herlong, California, District 725 and in Toronto, Canada, drivers for Sky Cafe at the Pearson International Airport with District 140.

February 15, 2017--AFL-CIO
MTV News management has agreed to recognize the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) as the collective bargaining representative of their digital editorial workers.

January 27, 2017--AFL-CIO
Voting 'Union Yes' and joining the Communications Workers of America (CWA) are licensed vocational nurses at The Right Step rehab center in Wimberly, Texas, baggage encoders employed by contractor ASIG at the Orlando, Florida International Airport, workers at PAE Aviation, a government service contractor at the Naval Air Station Key West, Florida, at-home-agents for the telemarketing company New Partners Teleservices in Minnesota with Local 7212, workers at BARK, an environmental non-profit in Oregon with Local 7901, workers in Master Control, Broadcast Technology, and INR in television at Corus Quay, the Toronto, Ontario headquarters of Corus Entertainment with the Canadian Media Guild (CMG / CWA) Local 30213, workers at Advancement Project, a social justice organization in Washington, DC with Washington-Baltimore Newspaper Guild (TNG / CWA) Local 32035, and cabin crew employed at U.S.-based Cathay Pacific Airlines with the Association of Flight Attendants (AFA / CWA).

January 25, 2017--AFL-CIO
At Keck Hospital of the University of Southern California, registered nurse transplant coordinators and nurse practitioners voted for a union voice with the California Nurses Association / National Nurses United (CNA / NNU).

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