Facebook Cafeteria Workers Vote to Stand Together in a Union with UNITE HERE

Silicon Valley’s inequality is well documented. While the region’s technology sector is booming, many working people have been left behind. But there’s a growing movement to change that, spurred by labor unions and the Silicon Valley Rising coalition. This week cafeteria workers at Facebook voted to stand together in a union, joining tech company shuttle bus drivers, janitors, security officers and others who have unionized in the last few years.

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UPTE-CWA members march into bargaining with the University of California, present thousands of petitions against takeaways

UPTE-CWA Local 9119 members marched into a bargaining session at UCLA on June 21 to give management thousands of signatures on petitions from their coworkers demanding protection for quality jobs, research, health care and education.

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The Key to a Fair Economy? #UnionStrong

Labor Day was founded by unions as a way to celebrate the power workers collectively hold when we stand together to demand justice and fairness in the workplace. Since its inception in the late 19th century, Labor Day has served as a powerful reminder that backbone of America’s economic prosperity is, and will always be, working people.

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