Uber and the International Association of Machinists (IAM) District 15 agreed to create a guild for some 35,000 New York drivers. Although the drivers will remain independent contractors, the guild will presumptively streamline future negotiations between drivers and the company.
A group of nearly 400 flight attendants at GoJet Airlines elected, by a vote of 83 percent, representation by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA.
Teachers and other staffers at the International High School, a charter school in New Orleans, voted for representation by an American Federation of Teachers affiliate. The election followed a challenge by the school that employees were not eligible for union representation, because the school was a “political subdivision” of the state of Louisiana.
Workers – including service and maintenance workers, and various medical technicians – at Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Medical Center in Orange County, Calif. voted 313- 94 for representation by the National Union of Healthcare Workers.
Teachers at the Northeast Ohio College Preparatory School voted 21-3 for union representation by the Cleveland Alliance of Charter Teachers and Staff, an American Federation of Teachers affiliate.