Union

Apple Store in Maryland Becomes First U.S. Location to Unionize

Workers at Apple’s Townson Mall retail store near Baltimore, Maryland, on Saturday voted in favour of joining a union — reports CNBC. The Townson Mall retail store is the first of the iPhone maker's U.S. locations to unionize. Maryland followed an Apple store in Atlanta, Georgia, in filing for a union election, but it has become...

Glasgow Apple Store Becomes First in the UK to Unionize

Apple's battle with unionization attempts has now gone international. Workers at an Apple Store in Glasgow have made history by becoming the first in the U.K. to unionize — reports the Glasgow Times. According to the publication, the employees filed for Voluntary Union Recognition with Apple after joining labour union GMB Scotland. Unionization efforts in...

Apple Raises Hourly Wages as U.S. Stores Face Unionization Campaigns

Apple on Wednesday announced an increase in its overall compensation budget for employees as the company wants to retain talent in the face of a tight labour market and unionization attempts at several U.S. stores — reports The Wall Street Journal. The company notified employees of raises in an email on Wednesday. The bigger compensation...

Apple Employees in Atlanta Accuse Company of Holding Anti-Union Meetings

Workers at Apple's Cumberland Mall retail store in Atlanta are accusing the company of union busting through captive audience meetings featuring anti-union rhetoric — reports The Verge. The Cumberland Mall Apple store last month became the first of the tech giant's U.S. locations to file for a union election. Stores in New York City and Towson, Maryland have...

Apple Gives Store Managers ‘Anti-Union’ Talking Points, Reveals Memo

Apple has instructed store managers to incorporate several anti-union talking points into their interactions with workers in an attempt to discourage unionization efforts at its retail locations — reports VICE. Apple has run into unionization pressure after a retail store in Atlanta became the first Apple location in the U.S. to file for a union...

Workers at Another Apple Store Want to Unionize in the U.S.

[caption id="attachment_372991" align="aligncenter" width="1440"] Image: Apple[/caption] Employees at Apple's Townson Mall retail store near Baltimore, Maryland, are preparing to unionize and plan to file paperwork with the U.S. National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) soon — reports The Washington Post. Union organizers at the location have already collected signatures from more than 65% of employees who...

Apple Employees at Grand Central Retail Store in NYC Preparing to Unionize: Report

[caption id="attachment_372136" align="aligncenter" width="1440"] Image: Apple[/caption] Apple employees at the tech giant's flagship retail store in New York City's Grand Central Terminal are inching closer to forming a union, according to a new website update from the Pacific Blue Collar Organizing Committee (OC), reports Axios. The news comes just a couple of months after we reported...

‘Union’ is the Latest Freebie within the Apple Store iOS App

The Apple Store iOS app has yet another free app for you to try, this time being Union, which lets you combine and blend photos to create some pretty creative images. The app retails for $2.29 CAD in the App Store but you can get it free. How? Easy. Launch the Apple Store iOS app...