Workers at New York Apple store launch union campaign

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New York (AFP) – Workers at Apple’s Grand Central Station store announced Monday they are organizing to establish a union, in what would be a first at one of the tech giant’s retail locations in the United States. The effort, calling itself “Fruit Stand Workers United,” aims to garner signatures from at least 30 percent of the New York store, the minimum needed to qualify for a unionization election. The campaign is connected to Workers United, an affiliate of the national Service Employees International Union, which was established in 2009 from several earlier unions.  Workers United confirme…

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