Once a union election is held, workers must secure official recognition through NLRB certification to move forward with first contract negotiations.
A crucial step on the path to unionizing is winning the union election. This could mean battling an employer’s anti-union campaign to secure a majority.
A successful union drive is a key step in the process of organizing because it signals that the workers want a union.
There are five key steps to establishing a union in the workplace. The first is to build up a majority support from employees for organizing.
Unions need the support of their local communities to build memberships and gain strength, which is why community engagement activities are so important.
Unions have the opportunity to shape the 2020 presidential election by pushing candidates to prioritize labor and union issues in their platforms.
Union leaders, members and allies have a large field of Democratic presidential candidates to investigate as the 2020 election gets closer.
The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers represents almost 600,000 active and retired workers across hundreds of industries.
Unions are uniquely positioned to collaborate with business, workers and the government to meet the demands of a digital economy and reskill workers for the future.
The International Association of Firefighters has a 101-year history of supporting firefighters, emergency responders and families in the US and Canada.