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Forum Post: Ikea Swedwood workers in Virginia vote to unionize

Posted 3 years ago on May 8, 2012, 4:48 p.m. EST by XenuLives (1645) from Charlotte, NC
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Score another victory for workers' rights!


"Ikea is, not unlike T-Mobile and its German parent company, one of these companies that have good labor practices in Europe and then come to the United States for cheap, union-free labor.

But today, workers at Ikea's Swedwood plant in Danville, Virginia, voted to join a union. The vote was 221-69, despite a typical anti-union campaign:"



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[-] 2 points by Nevada1 (5794) 3 years ago


[-] 2 points by Puzzlin (2898) 3 years ago

Good for them. Now they have strength by unifying. Stick it to the tyrant. Good JOB!!!

[-] 2 points by gestopomillyy (1695) 3 years ago


[-] 1 points by DKAtoday (32516) from Coon Rapids, MN 3 years ago

Right On! Another Workers rights victory.