Apple Store employees in Atlanta file for union election

Apple Store employees in Atlanta file for union election

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  • We put it to the test Now playing NY Times faces controversy after making changes to Wordle Now playing Cryptocurrencies take Hollywood, sports and politics by storm Samsung Now playing See Samsung's Galaxy S22 smartphone lineup Now playing Here's why Joe Rogan is so popular CNN Business — Workers at an Apple Store in Atlanta filed for a union election on Wednesday in a bid to become the first group of retail employees at the tech giant to unionize.
  • The Apple (AAPL) workers filed with the Atlanta office of the National Labor Relations Board, the agency confirmed to CNN Business, adding that the office will review the filing to ensure that at least 30% of the workers have submitted union cards — the minimum requirement to form a union.
  • “Apple is a profoundly positive place to work, but we know that the company can better live up to their ideals and so we’re excited to be joining together with our coworkers to bring Apple to the negotiating table and make this an even better place to work,” Derrick Bowles, an Apple Genius Bar worker who is part of the organizing effort, said in a statement shared by CWA.
  • The CWA did not explicitly detail the proposed union’s demands, but said in its statement that “retail workers at Apple provide critical sales and repair services to a range of customers, yet have been denied a living wage, cost of living adjustments or equitable stock options.”

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