REI, the shopping mecca for outdoor enthusiasts, has balked at recognizing its newly unionized workers. They accuse the retailer of breaking labor laws, which the company denies.
More than 260 workers will be able to begin voting on Wednesday. Results are expected late Saturday.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said in a statement Friday that the House is expected to vote on a resolution next week that would allow congressional staffers to unionize.
Apple retail employees in Towson, Maryland, have formed CORE, the Coalition of Organized Retail Employees.
Amazon will face two union elections at once. Federal officials have set a union vote for Amazon workers at a Staten Island warehouse, coinciding with the ongoing re-do election in Bessemer, Ala.
Last year, Alabama workers voted against forming the first unionized Amazon warehouse in the U.S. Then, federal labor officials said Amazon unfairly influenced that election. Now, a re-vote begins.
Starbucks workers at 15 additional stores are petitioning for a a union election, pushing to organize cafes across the country. In Buffalo, the first store to unionize is negotiating a contract.
Federal labor officials found enough support among Amazon workers on Staten Island to pave the way for a union election. It could be the second union vote for Amazon this year.
The mailbox was a key reason why labor officials ruled to re-do a union election at Amazon's Alabama warehouse. For the re-vote, the mailbox got moved. The union wants it gone.
Baristas and other workers from three stores voted whether to unionize. Starbucks fought the plan. Now
Voting is ending at three stores around Buffalo, N.Y. Starbucks had flown in executives to the area and asked federal officials to delay the ballot count.
A federal labor official has ordered a revote in the biggest Amazon union election in the U.S. The agency found the company's anti-union tactics tainted the original vote that rejected unionizing.
Amazon workers in New York plan to take an initial step toward forming a union. Organizers say they have collected some 2,000 signatures for a union vote from warehouse workers on Staten Island.
Some 2,000 workers from four facilities have signed cards seeking an election to form a union, according to organizers.