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(CHICAGO) – University of Chicago student library employees have voted to unionize, with over 80 percent of voters supporting affiliation with Teamsters Local 743. These workers, 226 in total, known as the Student Library Employee Union (SLEU), and affiliated with Teamsters Local 743, will be the first nationally-recognized undergraduate and graduate student union at a private university.
A group of twenty-nine workers at Canteen Vending have voted to join Teamsters Local 810 in Long Island City, New York. The new members work as vending drivers, vending helpers, pantry drivers, pantry helpers, and warehouse helpers. The vote was 22 – 6 in favor of voting to join the union.
For months, 66 workers laboring at a city-contracted recycling plant in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, sought to unionize. Their employer, Sims Municipal Recycling, resisted. The workers threatened a strike. They voted Friday and joined Teamsters Local 210.