Consumer Law

Ben & Jerry’s Workers at Flagship Store in Vermont File for Union Election

Ben and Jerry’s workers at the ice cream company’s flagship store in Burlington, Vermont, are filing for a union election Monday.

The move adds to a string of service industry union drives, including at Starbucks and Trader Joe’s.

Workers at the Burlington store have petitioned the National Labor Relations Board for an election. Their organization, dubbed “Scoopers United,” has the backing of the same union that launched Starbucks’ fast-growing organizing campaign, according to a release from the group.

That union, Workers United, has won union elections at hundreds of Starbucks locations across the country at a rapid pace.

Read the source article at cnbc.com

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