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As national labor actions grab headlines, union activity in Atlanta is heating up. Notably, next week Emory University graduate students will discover the outcome of their historic union election that took place in mid-October. Here is Atlanta Civic Circle’s labor round-up for a local perspective on the latest worker actions. But first, we’re recapping a…
Emory University graduate students attempting to unionize will hold a historic union election next week after filing their petition on Aug. 25 with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). After drumming up support over the past year, the EmoryUnite! organizers need a simple majority vote from Emory’s 1,722 graduate-student workers to unionize under the umbrella…
Waffle House workers from Georgia, North Carolina, and South Carolina rallied at the 100 Piedmont Avenue store in downtown Atlanta last month after delivering a petition to management demanding better workplace safety, higher wages and an end to mandatory paycheck deductions for shift meals. They’ve joined forces with the Union of Southern Service Workers to…
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