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.
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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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>