Apple Store Workers in Maryland Become First in U.S. to Unionize

Ian Kullgren, reporting for Bloomberg Law:

Apple store workers near Baltimore voted for a union Saturday,
becoming the first organized store in the US in a landmark
decision that could change the face of the tech giant’s retail

As of 8:30 p.m., 65 workers who voted at the Towson, Md., store
had sided with the union, outnumbering anti-union votes 2 to 1.
The bargaining unit includes about 100 workers and is affiliated
with the International Association of Machinists.

The decision could spark a wider unionization movement among Apple
store workers, similar to the first Starbucks union vote last year
that has since prompted nearly 300 other stores to file for

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