Mike Mulligan

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2011

    Jimmy John's fires six main union organizers [UPDATE]

    Jimmy John's Workers UnionThe Poster that provoked the firings.​The ongoing saga of the drive to unionize Minneapolis Jimmy Johns workers took a dramatic turn yesterday when six of the central organizers behind the campaign were abruptly fired by the franchise's management. The firings came s ... More >>

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    January 10, 2011

    Jimmy John's Workers Union wins a new lease on life

    Arise, ye sandwich workers!​Workers at local Jimmy John's sandwich shops will get another crack at becoming the first fast-food-employees' union in the country.The union drive at 10 Minneapolis shops appeared dead in the water after supporters lost an October election to ratify the union by two vo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2011

    Jimmy John's workers negotiating settlement on union

    The Jimmy John's Union lives.​Minneapolis Jimmy John's workers might still become the first officially recognized fast-food union in the country.The National Labor Relations Board has found evidence that the franchise owners may have broken the law in the lead-up to the October vote in which p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 20, 2010

    Jimmy John's union wants holiday pay

    Jimmy John's workers want holiday pay for working Christmas eve.​The workers at Minneapolis Jimmy John's franchises may have lost their drive for a federally recognized union, but that doesn't mean they're done making demands.Today members of the union announced a new campaign, demanding time- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2010

    Jimmy John's historic union election today [UPDATE]

    Richard BergElection day comes early for sandwich workers.​The drive by some Minneapolis Jimmy John's workers to form the first fast-food-workers union in the country was defeated today by a margin of 87 votes to 85.Several dozen union supporters, as well as franchise owners Mike and Rob Mulligan, ... More >>

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    September 29, 2010
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    September 2, 2010

    Minneapolis Jimmy John's workers launch union protest

    Richard BergJimmy John's employees: So Disgruntled You'll Freak.​Apparently Minneapolis employees of Jimmy Johns have bigger complaints than the corporate tattoo ban. Like being paid minimum-wage salaries with no benefits while their bosses are planning a major expansion.Some employees at the fast ... More >>