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September 26, 2016--*In California, members of the independent Public Employee Union, Local 1 (PEU) voted to affiliate their trade union organization with the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) (AFL-CIO)*

September 12, 2016--Independent
Farmworkers at Sakuma Bros. Berry Farm in Burlington, Washington voted to have Familias Unidas por la Justicia (FUJ) as their collective bargaining representative.

September 09, 2016--Independent
Teachers at the Agora Cyber Charter School, headquartered in King Of Prussia, Pennsylvania, chose union membership with the Pennsylvania State Education Association / National Education Association (PSEA / NEA).

September 09, 2016--Independent
In Wilmington, California, drivers who haul petroleum coke for the JBA Co. voted to be represented by the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) Local 13.

June 24, 2016--Independent
Rail crew van drivers employed by Renzenberger (Hallcon) at the CSX rail yards in Cleveland and Crestline, Ohio, elected membership with the United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America (UE) Local 716.

April 26, 2016--*At the Rady Children's Hospital in California, nurses and medical technicians who are members of the independent United Nurses of Children's Hospital (UNOCH) voted to affiliate their union with the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) (CTW)*

March 30, 2016--AFL-CIO

March 18, 2016--CTW

February 19, 2016--Independent
In Pennsylvania, voting for unionization with the Pennsylvania Association of Staff Nurses and Allied Professionals (PASNAP) includes nurses at Hahnemann University Hospital and St. Christopher's Hospital for Children in Philadelphia, and nurses, technicians and other healthcare professionals at Delaware County Memorial Hospital in Drexel Hill.

December 21, 2015--AFL-CIO
Voting to join the International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers (SMART) are the train and engine service employees of the Central Maine and Quebec Railway. Electing trade union membership with the Temple Association of University Professionals / American Federation of Teachers (TAUP / AFT), Local 4531, are adjunct faculty at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In California, the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) scored an organizing win with medical professionals at the San Diego VA Medical Center. In Chicago, Illinois, producers for Chicago Tonight at WTTW-TV voted for union representation with the Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA). Writers-Producers at Leftfield Entertainment production company in New York elected to be organized with the Writers Guild of America East (WGAE). Workers in the housekeeping department at the Hotel Monaco in Chicago, Illinois voted for a union voice joining the UNITE HERE Local 1. Workers at two B&H Photo Video warehouses in Brooklyn, New York elected to be organized with the United Steel, Paper and Forestry, Rubber, Manufacturing, Energy, Allied Industrial and Service Workers International Union (USW). Part-time non-tenure faculty at Barnard College in New York voted for union representation with the Barnard Contingent Faculty / United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (BCF / UAW) Local 2110.

December 17, 2015--CTW
Voting 'Union Yes' to join the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) are adjunct and part-time faculty at Brandeis University in Massachusetts, Local 509, at St. Louis Community College in Missouri, Local 1, part-time and full-time non-tenure at the University of Chicago in Illinois with Local 73, and licensed practical nurses at Comprehensive Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Williamsville, New York with District 1199 United Healthcare Workers East. Opting for union membership with International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) includes cargo, mail handling, and warehousing services workers with Air Cargo at Detroit Metropolitan Airport in Michigan with Local 283, production workers at the Coca-Cola plant in Allentown, Pennsylvania, Local 773, drivers, merchandisers, and warehouse workers at the Pepsi plant in Macon, Georgia, Local 528, and in Ohio, pilots with the Flexjet and Flight Options companies which provide luxury on-demand air travel with Local 1108.

December 07, 2015--*In Washington State, a union that represents migrant farm workers, the Familias Unidas por la Justicia (FUJ) has affiliated with the Washington State Labor Council (WSLC) (AFL-CIO)*

September 24, 2015--*Members of the Cornell Graduate Students United of Cornell University in New York, voted to affiliate their organization with the New York State United Teachers / American Federation of Teachers (NYSUT / AFT) (AFL-CIO)*

September 23, 2015--AFL-CIO
The Writers Guild of America East (WGAE) scored organizing victories with digital operations editorial staff at Vice Media, Salon, and Think Progress. In the New York City area, choosing a union voice at their workplace with the International Organization of Masters, Mates, and Pilots (MM&P) are captains and deck hands of the New York Water Taxi company. Workers at four hotels in Manhattan, New York City, the Park South, Strand, Ludlow, and the Evelyn elected to be organized with the New York Hotel and Motel Trades Council (HTC). Adjunct faculty at the Community College of Allegheny County in Pennsylvania voted to join the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) while in Malta, Illinois, their part-time colleauges at Kishwaukee College chose membership with the Illinois Federation of Teachers (IFT / AFT). Staff at the Westhampton Free Library in New York voted to be unionized with the New York State United Teachers (NYSUT / AFT). Skilled maintenance workers for Chicago Bridge and Iron Company employed as subcontractors at the AK steel plant in southern Indiana, dealers at the LINQ casino in Las Vegas, Nevada and workers at a Commercial Vehicle Group parts plant in Piedmont, Alabama opted to be trade union members joining the United Auto Workers (UAW) Locals 3044, 3555 and District 8 respectively. Voting for union membership with the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) are truck mechanics at the Rush Truck Center in Carol Stream, Illinois and auto technicians employed by the McGrath Automotive Group in Chicago, both with Local 701, contract maintenance and support employees for EMI Services at the Marine Corps Base Camp and Air Station in Jacksonville, North Carolina, District Lodge 110, housing services and maintenance workers of Balfour Beatty Communities at Tinker Air Force Base in Oklahoma, Local 850, in Texarkana, Texas, custodial workers for Diversified Contracting Services at the Red River Army Depot, District W-2, and in Del Rio, Texas, workers that maintain border control aircraft at Laughlin Air Force Base and aircraft mechanics for PAE at the Del Rio Airport, both with District 776. Voting to join and be united with the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) include residential treatment workers at Janus Youth Program in Portland, Oregon, Local 1790, care givers and other nursing home workers of Mountain Top Senior Care and Rehabilitation Center in Mountain Top, Pennsylvania, District Council 87, and municipal employees of Bath Borough in Pennsylvania with District Council 88. Workers at the Nestle plant in Danville, Virginia elected to join the United Steelworkers (USW) Local 831. Choosing to have a workplace voice with the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) are paratransit operators and mechanics for First Transit in West Palm Beach, Florida, Local 1577 and drivers for the Economic Opportunities Commission in Fresno, California with Local 1027. Proclaiming 'Union Yes' and joining the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) includes health care employees of MultiCare Health System at Covington Emergency Department in Washington State with Local 21, workers at the CTI Foods beef processing plant in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, Local 1776, workers employed through BJ's Temp Service at Bob's Tire Company in New Bedford, Massachusetts, Local 328, and pharmacy workers for Jewel-Osco in Clinton, Iowa with Local 431. The Retail, Wholesale, and Department Store Union (RWDSU / UFCW) scored an organizing win with health care workers of Pruitt Health Virginia Park, a provider of nursing home services in the Atlanta, Georgia area. Choosing unionization with the International Chemical Workers Union Council (ICWUC / UFCW) are workers at Dubois Chemicals, Inc. in Chicago, Illinois. Gaining a voice at their workplace with the Communications Workers of America (CWA) includes AT&T Mobility Network Engineers in San Juan, Puerto Rico with Local 3010, workers at American Red Cross in Albany, New York, Local 1118, workers for AT&T Mobility in South Carolina, Local 3716, and Cricket retail employees in Utah with Local 7704, in Boise and Nampa, Idaho, Local 7603, in Ohio with Local 4320, and at two stores in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Local 4603. Voting to join The News Guild (TNG / CWA) are digital news editorial staff and writers for The Guardian US with Local 31222 (News Media Guild) and teachers at St. Giles english language school in San Francisco, California with Local 39521 (Pacific Media Workers Guild). Opting for membership into Local 71 of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) are employees of Asplundh Tree Expert Co. in Rockbridge, Ohio. Technicians and engineer and production assistants at Avatar Entertainment Corporation recording studio in New York City voted for trade union representation joining the American Federation of Musicians (AFM) Local 802 (Associated Musicians of Greater New York).

September 14, 2015--Independent
In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, workers at the East End Food Co-op voted to unionize their workplace joining the United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America (UE).

September 11, 2015--Independent
At Eagleville Hospital in Pennsylvania, certified nursing assistants and technicians elected unionization with the Pennsylvania Association of Staff Nurses and Allied Professionals (PASNAP).

September 03, 2015--CTW
Electing to be organized with the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) includes workers from two units at Windsor Care Center, a nursing facility in Sacramento, California with Local 2015, private home care agency workers at Medical Resources Home Health Corp. in Boston, Massachusetts with District 1199 United Healthcare Workers East, in Fridley, Minnesota workers including nursing assistants, dietary and environmental aides at Unity Hospital, in Pennsylvania, office workers at Allegheny General Hospital, and in California, workers for the Santa Clara Family Health Plan and the Community Child Care Council of Santa Clara County, Inc. with Local 521. Voting 'Union Yes' to be represented by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) includes solid waste industry workers at a Republic Services recycling facility in Huntington Beach, California with Local 396, drivers and other workers at Republic Services in Salem, Ohio, Local 92, drivers at Waste Management, Inc. in Redding, California, Local 137, drivers at Recology in McMinnville, Oregon, Local 350, and workers at a Recology recycling facility in Seattle, Washington with Local 174, ready-mix cement truck drivers and mechanics at Dauphinais Concrete in Sutton, Massachusetts and production workers at Danafilms plastic films plant in Westborough, Massachusetts, both with Local 170, port truck drivers for Eco Flow Transportation in Los Angeles, California, Local 848, truck drivers for Lumbermen Associates in Bristol, Pennsylvania, Local 107, janitorial workers for Crothall Healthcare at the Lehigh Valley Hospital in Allentown, Pennsylvania, Local 773, warehouse and shipping workers employed through contractor Adecco for Google Express Services in Palo Alto, California with Local 853, plant operators, drivers and fillers at the Airgas plant in Islandia, New York, Local 282, technicians at PSC Industrial Outsourcing in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania which is a industrial cleanup company, Local 107 and in California, food distribution warehouse workers and drivers for the Vistar company with Local 630. Maintenance of way employees with the regional Indiana Railroad Company voted for a union voice with the Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employees Division (BMWED / IBT).

June 30, 2015--*The United Taxi Workers of San Diego (UTWSD), California affiliated their organization with the Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU) (AFL-CIO)*

June 29, 2015--AFL-CIO
Opting for union representation with Communications Workers of America (CWA) include support workers at Faxton St. Luke's Healthcare in Utica, New York, Local 1126, workers in the Highway Department of Hamilton County, Nebraska, Local 7401, employees of the Cuyahoga County Clerk of Courts in Ohio, Local 4340, and American Red Cross workers at four locations in the Mid-Atlantic Region with Local 2201. In New York, the Writers Guild of America East (WGAE) scored an organizing victory with the editorial staff of Gawker Media. Pilots for Virgin America airlines voted for union representation with the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA). In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, teachers and support staff at Olney Charter High School voted to become trade union members joining the Philadelphia Alliance of Charter School Employees / American Federation of Teachers (PACSE / AFT). Educators at two early learning centers in Albuquerque, New Mexico voted for a union voice at their workplace with Early Educators United (EEU / AFT). Nurses at Providence Newburg Medical Center in Oregon voted for representation with the Oregon Nurses Association / National Federation of Nurses (ONA / NFN / AFT). In Pennsylvania, gaining a union voice on the job with the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) are workers of West Manheim Township in York County with District Council 89. Electing to join the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) are employees at Food Front Cooperative Grocery in Portland, Oregon, Local 555 and phlebotomists for LabCorp at seven locations in Southern California with Locals 1167 and 1428. Electing to be members of the Retail, Wholesale, and Department Store Union (RWDSU / UFCW) include workers at Change Group, a foreign currency and tourist services company in New York City with Local 1102 and in Pennsylvania, workers at two nursing homes, the Stone Bridge Health and Rehabilitation in Duncanon and Belair Health and Rehabilitation in Lower Burrell. Gaining a workplace voice with the International Chemical Workers Union Council (ICWUC / UFCW) are workers at Axiall Corp. in Longview, Washington. Choosing to be organized with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) are employees of Asplundh Tree Expert Co. in Willow Grove and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Local 1919, in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, Local 876, and in Point Pleasant, West Virginia, Grundy, Lynchburg, and Madison Heights, Virginia and Blountville, Tennessee with Local 317. The Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union (BCTGM) Local 42 scored an organizing victory with machine operators, shipping, and maintenance workers at the Golden Peanut plant in Headland, Alabama. Voting 'Union Yes' and joining the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) are employees of Cadence Aerospace-Giddens in Everett, Washington with District 751, non-guard workers employed by GEO Group at the Rio Grande Detention Center and helicopter mechanics for PAE in Laredo, Texas with District 776, customer service reps and technicians at Penske Truck Leasing in Bridgeport, New Jersey, District 15, in Dallas, Texas, Southwest Airlines Source of Support workers with District 142, engineers, technicians and machinists with URS at the U.S. Coast Guard Base in Elizabeth, North Carolina, District 74, workers for the AOC group at Creech Air Force Base in Las Vegas, Nevada, Local 845, workers at Western Pneumatic Tube in Kirkland, Washington, District 160, and workers with the L3 unit at Moffett Field in San Jose, California with District 725. Auto parts workers at the Faurecia Automotive Seating plant in Cleveland, Mississippi opted to be organized with the United Auto Workers (UAW). Production, warehouse and maintenance workers at the Golden Dragon Copper plant in Alabama and workers at the Alcoa Howmet Castings and Services plant in Hampton, Virginia voted to unionize with the United Steelworkers (USW).

June 23, 2015--Independent
Dispatchers, drivers, and field staff of Polynesian Adventure Tours in Oahu, Hawaii voted to join the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) Local 142.

June 19, 2015--CTW
Deciding to organize their workplace with the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) are drivers for US Foods in Kalamazoo, Michigan with Local 337, pharmacists for Osco Drug at sixteen locations throughout Maine, Local 340, drivers and monitors for North River Collaborative in Massachusetts, Local 653, technicians at Saint Vincent Hospital in Worcester, Massachusetts, Local 170, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, truck drivers for Super Aggregate, Local 200, drivers for Crystal Motor Express in Lynnfield, Massachusetts, Local 42, school bus drivers and monitors for First Student in Carleton, Michigan, Local 283, drivers for Student Transportation of America in Middletown, New York, Local 445, drivers with First Transit who shuttles workers and tourists for Disneyland in Anaheim, California, Local 952, drivers and mechanics for First Transit at Auburn University in Alabama, Local 612, and food processing workers at Uno Foods in Brockton, Massachusetts with Local 653. Voting to join the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) in New York with District 1199 are caregivers at Baptist Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Scotia and technicians at the Hudson Valley Cardiovascular Practice in Poughkeepsie, caregivers at Peacehealth Sacred Heart Medical Center in Eugene and Springfield, Oregon, Local 49, adjunct (part-time) faculty at Trinity Washington University in the District of Columbia, Local 500, in New York, adjunct faculty at the Schenectady County Community College, Siena College, Ithaca College and school crossing officers with the Albany Police Department with Local 200 United.

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