Back in 2010, you were alerted to the SEIU’s secret plans to unionize the fast food industry.
Though the purple behemoth’s three-year old plans were put on hold for a while, they’re back in a full-blown effort to target New York City’s fast food workers for unionization.
According to the New York Times’ Steven Greenhouse:
Fast-food workers at several restaurants in New York walked off the job on Thursday, firing the first salvo in what workplace experts say is the biggest effort to unionize fast-food workers ever undertaken in the United States. The effort — backed by community and civil rights groups, religious leaders and a labor union — has engaged 40 full-time organizers in recent months to enlist workers at McDonald’s, Wendy’s, Domino’s, Taco Bell and other fast-food restaurants across the city. [Emphasis added.]