Opinion: 2019 saw surge in organized labor

Opinion: 2019 saw surge in organized labor

The Detroit News

Ron Bieber


In Oregon, a cannabis retail chain ratified a collective bargaining agreement with UFCW Local 555 two and a half weeks after opening. The agreement set fair wages for shop employees, provides health and pension benefits, and ensures holiday pay, paid time off, and workplace safety protections. These kinds of basic protections are critical in this emerging and growing industry to ensure workers have a safe, fair, and dignified workplace.

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