Communications Workers of America jumping in on Apple Grand Central unionization efforts

Fruit Stand Workers United, the union organization of Apple Store employees, will be supported in its unionization efforts by the Communications Workers of America for efforts in Apple Grand Central.

Communications Workers of America (CWA) announced on Thursday that it will help the employees in the location to form a union. In a press release, by CWA noted that Fruit Stand Workers United (FSWU) had originally asked the group that is assisting Starbucks workers — Workers United — for support.”Starbucks workers who have been organizing – and winning – union representation across the country with Workers United’s support have inspired retail workers at Apple, Verizon Wireless, and many other companies,” Chris Shelton, President of CWA, said in a statement. “We appreciate the confidence that the Fruit Stand Workers United organizing committee has in our plan to build worker power at Apple.”

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