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‘Left Behind’ Tech Workers Ready to Embrace Labor, Union Says

June 22, 2022, 11:44 PM

Tech workers around the country are ready to embrace the labor movement after years of being “left behind,” said a top executive at the union that just won a first-of-its-kind election at an Apple Inc. store.

“It is going to be a great change,” David Sullivan, the general vice president of eastern territory for the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, said in an interview Wednesday on Bloomberg Television. “This is the workforce that needs a union.”

WATCH: International Association of Machinists’s David Sullivan talks about the implications of the Apple union win they helped orchestrate.
Source: Bloomberg

The machinists union helped orchestrate a successful unionization campaign at an Apple store in Towson, Maryland, culminating in employees voting roughly ...