3,000 S.C. Boeing Workers to Vote on Union – NC Public Workers Win BIG – Bipartisan Backlash Against Tenn. Outsourcing #OrganizeTheSouth

The Machinists’ latest move coincides with the United Auto Workers’ campaign to organize BMW’s plant in Spartanburg, South Carolina. (Volvo is also opening a 2,000 person plant in Berkeley County in 2018, which the UAW is almost certain to go after, as the Swedish automaker enjoys good relationships with unions.) The Machinists’ election could also open the door for more organizing at Boeing’s suppliers.

Atlanta Cops Spy on Fight for $15 – Privatized Buses Lead to 62% More Accidents – Trumka Bucks Obama on DNC Chair – Louisville Cafeteria Workers Unionize

“The Atlanta Police Dept. sent a detective to surveil Fight for $15 organizers meeting today at our union hall,” wrote Teamsters Local 728 Organizing Director on Facebook. “Guy sat in his car in our parking lot watching fast food and airport workers prep for actions this afternoon and evening. Unreal.”