Washington Post: What it’s like to win a 19-year union organizing campaign in the South


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By Lydia DePillis
October 1, 2014

A couple weeks ago, a group of 14,500 U.S. Airways and American Airlines customer service representatives — people who take reservations over the phone and work check-in counters and boarding gates — voted to unionize with the Teamsters and the Communication Workers of America. The election was remarkable for a couple reasons: First, because of the margin of victory, with 86 percent voting yes on 77 percent turnout. And second…Read the full article >>>

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